October 18, 1984 (39)
Lindsey Vonn is a retired American alpine ski racer. She is a four-time overall World Cup champion, and the most successful female ski racer of all time, with 82 World Cup wins and three Olympic medals. She has also won 20 World Championship medals and is considered one of the greatest female ski racers of all time.
Vonn began her skiing career at a young age and quickly made a name for herself as a talented and determined athlete. She made her World Cup debut in 2000 and won her first World Cup race in 2004. From there, she went on to win a number of World Cup titles and set several records, including being the first American woman to win the overall World Cup title.
Vonn has also represented the United States in several Olympic Games, winning a gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and bronze medals in the downhill and super-G at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. She has also won several World Championship medals, including gold in the super-G at the 2009 World Championships.
In addition to her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn has also been active in several charitable organizations and has been a vocal advocate for women’s rights and equality. She retired from skiing in 2019 and now has a podcast and has been a commentator for skiing events.