Saying goodbye to the best skier the U.S. has ever seen
Alpine ski racer
After a tabloid linked one of the best female ski racers on the planet to a notorious doping proponent, we decided to take a closer look at the possibilities of doping in the sport. What we found might surprise you.
A recent story linking U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn to a German doctor convicted of helping athletes dope is light on facts, but raises legitimate questions
For years, giving 90 percent was good enough. But with poor visibility and a course in rough condition, a fitness program thrown off by recent illness, and the pressure to beat Tina Maze, who is having the best season ever recorded, Vonn just couldn't pull it off this time. But that wasn't going to stop her from trying.
Skier Lindsey Vonn