Olympics, Summer

Lindsey Vonn wins gold medal in the Downhill skiing

2/17/10 in Olympics, Summer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Americans Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso finished 1-2 in the women's downhill event in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, giving the USA their first ever gold medal in that event.

Vonn overcame a severely bruised shin to take the gold, and made history for the United States. She finished .56 seconds ahead of Mancuso.
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