Lindsey Vonn on Finding Purpose in the Face of Adversity
On today’s episode of the Keep Going Podcast, we sit down with Lindsey Vonn, who you might know as one of the most mentally tough skiers and athletes to ever perform on the big stage.
Born in Minnesota in 1984, Lindsey started skiing at age 7, but it wasn’t until she found her love for speed that she became the racing sensation we all know today. And it didn’t take long for her to start winning – and winning big – Lindsey snagged her first of four World Cup overall championships in 2008.
With 82 wins at her retirement in 2019, she was the all-time leader in women's World Cup race victories. She also won three Olympic Winter Games medals and eight world championships medals. As Lindsey says, once she started winning, her only goal was to win more often and do it faster.
A true competitor, Lindsey left it all on the slopes – her career was cut short due to the many injuries she suffered from her aggressive racing style. Now, a few years into retirement, she is only limited by the things she wants to do – and she is keeping busy – starting a production company and leading the charge at the Lindsey Vonn Foundation.
We enjoyed sitting down with Lindsey and learning more about what motivates her to keep going – let’s go!