Lindsey Vonn lost in the fog in Bansko super combined


Fog canceled two days of World Cup racing and delayed a third, but Lindsey Vonn was unable to find speed once racing resumed in Bansko, Bulgaria, on Sunday.

Vonn opted not to take a slalom run after she struggled relative to the field in the opening super-G, her strength. She was 24th going into the slalom, 2.57 seconds behind.

Austrian Anna Fenninger won the race by .39 over Slovenian Tina Maze. Austrian Kathrin Zettel was third.

Vonn complained to race officials about the foggy conditions, according to The Associated Press, though Vonn said the fog wasn’t the problem but the surface of the course was breaking, according to the U.S. Ski Team.

Fog forced cancellations of planned super-G races in Bansko on Friday and Saturday. A super-G was rescheduled for Monday in Bansko.

“I just want to make sure that I’m saving my body and my knees going forward, because I want to race in the next Olympics,” Vonn told media after her super-G run. “A day like today, my goal is just to get to the bottom and use it as training for tomorrow.”