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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 

Olympic Athletes to Watch - Women

Lindsey Vonn
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Lindsey Vonn

U.S., Alpine Skiing

She was going to be the biggest story of the Games before suffering a severely bruised shin 10 days before the Opening Ceremony. Now she's a combination of Willis Reed and Picabo Street, trying to climb off the training table and into history. Vonn is arguably the most dominant U.S. skier in history and will race all five disciplines and has a very real chance to medal in at least three. Twice the World Cup overall champion, Vonn's drama now promises to make her a television star across America.

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