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Interactive graphic: Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn

February 3, 2010 | 12:13 pm

Fearless and lightning-fast, Lindsey Vonn is America’s best chance at an Alpine skiing gold medal. Coaches credit her success partly to an intense workout regimen, smart tactics and an ideal body type for Alpine. A two-time overall World Cup champion, she might compete in all five Alpine disciplines, but Vonn is at her best in the speed events — downhill and Super G.