“Hilarious”: Fans Shower Immense Love on Lindsey Vonn and Shaun White, as They Unofficially Create a New Team Sport

Published 02/09/2024, 12:02 PM EST

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Winter sports icons Lindsey Vonn, a former World Cup alpine ski racer, and Shaun White, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, are savvy entrepreneurs as well, besides etching spaces in people’s heart with their sporting prowess. Vonn, an iconic Under Armour athlete, continues to motivate athletes off the slopes, while White, best known for his WhiteSpace brand, IG ventures and other overtures, has been raking in moolah and adulation as well. Of late, Vonn and White, backed with their star wattage, have found kindred spirits in each other on the slopes.

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What’s cooking with their collaborative mentality, coupled with their celebrity power and brand deals? In a recent social media collaboration, Vonn and White carved through snow-covered terrain with a captivating Instagram video. Viewers yearned for more of their passionate performances after their joint journey. Melding their respective sporting feats in one, what exactly was the end result? A humorous byproduct, of sorts.

Taking to the indomitable slopes but with a twist – a la White and Lindsey Vonn

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Fans eagerly awaited a demonstration of friendship and exhilaration as Vonn and White skied the icy terrain in the video. Vonn’s lighthearted remark,When you finally get to ski/snowboard with @shaunwhite this is what happens… did we just create a new team sport?! 🤪⛷️🏂🥇” captured the contagious spirit of exploration that characterized their interaction. As White held onto his snowboard for dear life, Vonn skied down, gingerly supporting both their body weights.

The duo recently shared a post that gave fans a peek at an uncommon and thrilling partnership for winter sports. The reel of Vonn and White tearing up the slopes together, perfectly encapsulated their passion for snowboarding and the thrill of pushing the envelope for humorous fodder. Their post retirement shenanigans were anything but sleepy and fans were quick on their feet to dial in on the hilarity of it all.

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Tongue in cheek humor takes centre stage with these fans

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Fans from all across the world expressed their happiness and appreciation for the legendary duo in the comments. Regarding the gorgeous environment, an admirer asked, “Which mountain/resort is this? The views are amazing! Alps?” Another fan made light of Vonn’s past antics with fellow skier Ted Ligety, commenting,This is hilarious! Couple weeks ago it was Lindsey and Ted Ligety horsing around! Must be a gold metal thing.”

Additionally, a fan evoked emotion about ski ballet, a classic winter sport from the past adding, “Maybe. But I’m still waiting for Ski Ballet to come back !!!! ⛷️🩰”This underlined the long-lasting influence of Vonn and White’s connection on the sport’s legacy.

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Furthermore, an enthusiast proposed that the pair serve as the US Olympic ski team, replete with coordinating outfits. The fan expressed, “Now that’s team work! Recreate this for the US Olympic ski team complete with uniforms!!!” From the looks of it, there’s more to come from the dynamic duo.

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Arya Patil

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