A cascade of goodwill was sent out for Lindsey Vonn on social media after she skied in the final race of her career, winning world championship downhill bronze in the process. Vonn’s career in Alpine racing comes to a close with 82 World Cup wins, the most ever by a woman, 2 world championship wins and three Olympic medals – including downhill gold in 2010.
Vonn’s boyfriend and Nashville Predator defenseman, P.K. Subban took to Twitter to remember Vonn’s late grandfather. Don Kildow, Vonn’s beloved grandfather, passed away on November 1, 2017 at the age of 88, four months before Vonn was set to make her return to the Olympics in PyeongChang.
The heir-apparent to Vonn, the U.S.’ Mikaela Shiffrin, had nothing but love for her retiring teammate.
Slovenia’s four-time Olympic medalist Tina Maze had love for her competitor.
Tennis legend, Martina Navratilova took time to recognize another GOAT.
Canada’s two-time Alpine skiing Olympian Marie-Michele Gagnon says Vonn has been an inspiration for her career.
France’s three-time Olympic Alpine skiing medalist Alexis Pinturault, tipped his virtual top hat to Vonn.
Vonn’s U.S. teammate, and fellow speed demon, Steve Nyman showed his pre-race support.
Germany’s three-time Olympic champion luger, Felix Loch, sent out his support to Vonn and also Norway’s retiring Aksel Lund Svindal.
The number crunchers at FiveThirtyEight say the stats don’t lie.
Sports Illustrated’s Tim Layden offered his take on what makes Lindsey Vonn great.
An NBC Sports researcher shared what scrapbooking looks like for Lindsey Vonn.
A day before her final race, Vonn was commiserating with skiers of every kind, offering her extensive rehab knowledge to actor Zac Efron, who’s looking to rebound after his own skiing-induced ACL tear!