Lindsey Vonn won for the fifth time in 10 races this season, and No. 64 for her World Cup career, taking a super-G in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Sunday.
Vonn, who broke the women’s World Cup wins record with No. 63 last Monday, was .24 faster than Austrian Anna Fenninger on Sunday. Another Austrian, Nicole Hosp, was third, 1.1 behind.
“The name of the game in super-G is having confidence,” Vonn told media in St. Moritz. “You have to trust yourself and really attack no matter what.”
Vonn, coming back from two major knee surgeries that caused her to miss the Sochi Olympics, is the only woman with more than three race victories this season.
She leads the World Cup downhill and super-G standings going into the World Championships break and is the clear favorite to win both events at Worlds in Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo., next week.
She’s ready for the coming rest from competition.
“I’m getting a little bit tired and used everything that was left in my tank,” Vonn said. “I’m pretty much dead.”
Her next scheduled race, the Worlds super-G, is Feb. 3. The Worlds downhill is Feb. 6.
Vonn said on Tuesday that she also plans to race the giant slalom and maybe the super combined later at Worlds. She has raced neither of those disciplines in more than two years.