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Lindsey Vonn isn’t just physically tough – she’s also known as one of the most mentally strong athletes. She started competing in international skiing competitions when she was just nine years old, and went on to become the most decorated female skier in history, including winning three Olympic Winter Games medals. And along the way, Lindsey dealt with a number of terrifying injuries, which challenged her mental and physical strength. After retiring from professional skiing, Lindsey’s switched arenas, starting her own production company, writing a memoir and leading her own foundation.
In this episode, Lindsey talks about:
- How competition has served her - and hurt her
- Career setbacks and how injuries actually helped her
- Learning to trust people she was competing with
- Building a risk-tolerant mindset