Vonn Retiring To Avoid ‘Ruining’ Her Body

www.oann.com | 2/4/2019 | Staff
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ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn says she would not risk “ruining her body” to overtake Swede Ingemar Stenmark’s record 86 World Cup wins, but still hopes to go out in style at the world championships.

The 34-year-old Vonn, who has 82 World Cup victories, races in Are on Tuesday in the super-G having announced she will be retiring after the championships.

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“If it were one more World Cup win that I needed maybe I’d keep going but at this point I don’t think I can ski the way I need to win races and for me it’s not worth ruining my body for five more wins,” she told Eurosport.

Vonn, who in 2010 became the first American woman to win an Olympic downhill gold, has battled...
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