Book ‘Rise: My Story’ by Lindsey Vonn

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The first ever memoir from the most decorated female skier of all time, revealing never-before-told stories of her life in the fast lane, her struggle with depression, and the bold decisions that helped her break down barriers on and off the slopes. 82 World Cup wins. 20 World Cup titles. 3 Olympic medals. 7 World Championship Medals. A fixture in the American sports landscape for almost twenty years, Lindsey Vonn is a legend. With a career that spanned a transformation in how America recognizes and celebrates female athletes, Vonn — who retired in 2019 as the most decorated American skier of all time — was in the vanguard of that change, helping blaze a trail for other world-class female athletes and reimagining what it meant to pursue speed at all costs. In Rise, Vonn shares her incredible journey for the first time, going behind the scenes of a badass life built around resilience and risk-taking…

Publisher: Dey Street Books (January 11, 2022); Pages: ‎336 pages; ISBN-10: 0062889443; ISBN-13: 978-0062889447; ASIN:‎ B07RVM4G6R

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Author’s biography: Lindsey Vonn is a three-time Olympic medal-winning alpine ski racer for the U.S. Ski Team. The best female skier of all time, she holds seven World Championship medals, twenty World Cup titles, and is one of only seven women to have won World Cup races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing. Lindsey was also a Today Show correspondent during the 2014 Winter Olympics and is the founder of the Lindsey Vonn Foundation, which works to empower young girls. Now retired, she lives in Utah.


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