“RIP”: Mourning Kim Kardashian Receives Ski Legend Lindsey Vonn’s Support

Published 02/23/2024, 9:33 AM EST

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Love, loss, and legacy have intertwined in a poignant tribute to the late patriarch of the Kardashian family. Robert Kardashian Sr breathed his last in September 2003 and this 22 February marks his 80th birth anniversary. The Kardashian clan opened their hearts to share the endless cherished memories of the man who left an indelible mark on their lives. As Kim Kardashian alongside Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kris Jenner took to Instagram and shared their heartfelt tributes, the Kardashian family finds solace in the support of unexpected allies.

Olympic champion and skiing legend Lindsey Vonn extended her heartfelt condolences to the Kardashians in a touching display of empathy. Amid the glimmering lights of social media and the whirlwind of fame and fortune, the icons sought comfort in shared experiences of grief and remembrance.

Lindsey Vonn touches the bereaved souls of the Kardashians


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Kim Kardashian shared a picture of her with her dad and her sister, Kourtney, decked up in their ski jackets and holding the ski board. Reminiscing the good old days and their memorable ski trips to Vail, she mentioned how it would have been a very different day for them if their father had been here today. She further mentioned,I can’t ski without thinking of you. I’ll always remember the trips and memories you created for us and never ever take those moments for granted.” 

To this post, Lindsey Vonn added a comment showering support and kindness for the Kardashians. Vonn began her journey in the ice holding the hands of her grandfather. While she was just a seven-year-old kid, she had quite a good experience of skiing in Minnesota, Oregon, and Colorado. Vonn, who herself has received endless support from her family in her childhood, did not resist from commenting in the post sharing grief in such moments of loss.

Kim Kardashian has always taken a deep interest in skiing. A few weeks ago, Kim shared a video of herself skiing down the slopes in the “Ski Szn”. While the video received endless love and appreciation from fans across the globe, Vonn was up to help Kim with some suggestions for her improvement. The 39-year-old commented, Let’s talk. I got some tips”. Hearkening back to Kim dealing with the loss of her dad dearest, undulating support from family was the cynosure of all eyes, as she was kept in good stead.

Fans join the Kardashians in remembrance, leaving heartfelt comments


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The post received more than 494k likes in less than 12 hours and the Kardashian family shared their heartfelt gratitude in the comment section. 

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Kourtney Kardashian commented, Best daddy in the world 🤍🌹”. While Khloe Kardashian wrote, “I’m so proud of you or your caption!! You’re getting good keeks!! happy birthday to the best daddy ever”. As the bonds of compassion and solidarity wove a narrative of resilience and timeless connection, Lindsey Vonn commented, Really appreciate this style. RIP🙏 


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Fans too flocked to the comment section and their thoughts on the post. One of the fans commented, He is with you everyday and he is so proud of you!!!! Love you!”. While another wrote, “Happy heavenly birthday to your dad🤍🙏”.

Continue to Read: “Like Rocky Balboa”: Skiing Legend Lindsey Vonn Recalls Rigorous Training That Led to Her First Olympic Medal


Written by:

Disita Sikdar


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Disita is a writer at EssentiallySports, capturing viral moments in the sporting world. Her coverage includes prominent figures like Mathieu Van der Poel and Jonas Vingegaard in cycling. She also aces at live coverages of MotoGP events.
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Himanshu Sridhar