“I Must Be Horribly Unlikable”: Lindsey Vonn Silences Upsetting Comment After Mikaela Shiffrin Overtakes Her World Record

Published 01/25/2023, 2:27 AM EST

On January 24th, 2023, Mikaela Shiffrin finally surpassed Lindsey Vonn to create a new World Cup record with her 83rd title. While many people celebrated Shiffrin’s triumph, including the former skiing legend, some tried to initiate a non-existent rivalry between the two. However, this is nothing new for the two skiers.

Hence, Vonn, who has always been supportive of her compatriot, decided to shut down the haters with just one tweet. Here is how Vonnm showed why she is a legend.

Lindsey Vonn won’t tolerate trolls!

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While many rejoiced about Shiffrin’s victory, a user on Twitter saw this as an opportunity to disrespect Vonn’s accomplishments and provoke her against her fellow skier.

The person wrote, “Congrats #MikaelaShiffrin for overtaking #LindseyVonn with her with her 83rd victory. Was about time to push that unlikable person from the throne.”

The tweet caught Vonn’s attention, and instead of letting the troll get away with the comment, she gave him a wise comeback. “I must be horribly unlikable. Maybe we lift each other up instead of tearing others down. Proud of Mikaela. Not proud of your comments and I’m sure she’d feel the same. Have a lovely day,” Vonn replied.

The legendary skier’s fans and followers rushed to her support and applauded Vonn for her “savage” reply.  Soon after Shiffrin’s historic success, the entire sports world rejoiced with joy and wished the athlete for her achievement.

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Vonn had also joined in the celebrations and wished Shiffrin for going past her previous world record. But amongst all the wishes, a special person’s congratulatory message stood out the most.

Mikaela Shiffrin’s boyfriend only had one word for the skier

Norwegian alpine skier and Shiffrin’s boyfriend Aleksander Aamodt Kilde was filled with joy as his girlfriend scripted history in Kronplatz, Italy.

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To praise her record-breaking victory, Kilde posted a picture of victorious Shiffrin on his Instagram story and captioned it as “GOAT”. The four-letter word compliment was enough to display the Norwegian skier’s pride for his girlfriend.

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Besides Shiffrin, Klide has also had a great start to the new year as he claimed success at the men’s downhill 2023 World Cup earlier. It seems to be a perfect time for celebrations for the lovely couple. And as per the trolls, Lindsey Vonn is here to handle them!

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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.

Edited By: Gideon Mathson

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