Vail’s Vonn nominated for Laureus Award
Vail, CO Colorado
VAIL, Colorado ” Lindsey Vonn, Ski and Snowboard Club Vail’s two-time FIS World Cup overall champion and double World Championships gold medalist, has been nominated for world sportswoman of the year, to be named at the Laureus World Sports Awards.
The Laureus World Sports Academy annually honors the greatest sportsmen and sportswomen across all sports.
Vonn’s nomination stems from a historic season in which she produced one of the most successful winters in international ski racing history.
Other nominees are Venus Williams (United States, tennis); Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia, distance running); Yelena Isinbayeva (Russia, pole vault); Lorena Ochoa (Mexico, golf); and Stephanie Rice (Australia, swimming).