Former Olympian Lindsey Vonn Pens Down an Unusual Confession to Her 2.1M Instagram Followers

Published 11/22/2022, 9:00 AM EST

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Former American ski racer Lindsey Vonn is one of the most famous athletes in the country. Vonn has won four World Cup championships and is only the second female skier to win the title for three consecutive years [2008, 2009, and 2010]. She is also the first American woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics.

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In 2016, Vonn also won her 20th World Cup crystal globe title, a record in both women’s and men’s skiing. She also has the second-highest super rankings of all time. The former skier continues to surprise everyone off the field with her incredible achievements. In her recent Instagram story, Vonn shared an interesting comment with her fans.

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Lindsey Vonn shares a secret to her success

Vonn is an athlete who engages with her fans on social media and is often active on various platforms. Due to her sporting achievements and other successful career roles, Vonn has massive followers of 2.1 million on her Instagram account.

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In one of her latest stories, Lindsey shared a motivational quote from the Forbes page that said, “What makes one successful is hard work, skills, resilience, and an appetite for risk-taking.”

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Vonn shared this quote and captioned it, “I think I have a pretty big appetite😄.” Alpine skiing is one of the most difficult sports and involves a lot of risks and dangers. Maybe Vonn was referring to her skiing career and other difficulties she had to face in life as she shared the story

The successful skier retired from the sport in 2019, deciding to listen to her body and give it a rest. Post-retirement, Vonn is still very active in various fields and is one of the most successful athletes in the US.

Lindsey Vonn’s other career roles

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Due to her various achievements in skiing, Vonn can be considered one of the wealthiest athletes in the States. However, after retiring, Vonn has become an author, an entrepreneur, a sports presenter, and a media person.

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Vonn has been an active investor and an endorser of various ski equipment brands. In 2022, Vonn also published her biography Rise: My Story, which became a big hit among sports lovers and book nerds.

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During the 2022 Beijing Olympics, Vonn worked as an expert with the famous US broadcasting network NBC. Amidst all this, Vonn is a big social media star and never forgets to keep her audience entertained and updated.

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Soumya Bontra

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Soumya Bontra is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She has been working as a sports journalist and writer for the past two years. Soumya has a Bachelor’s in Mass Media.
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