Vonn, With Her Dog Watching, Says She's Ready for Her Last Olympics
11 February 2018, 03:52 | Shawn Tate
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Lindsey Vonn was emotional Friday while speaking to the media in Pyeongchang, South Korea ahead of what she says will be her final Olympics while also revealing her motivation for her fourth Games.
The 33-year-old, who won downhill gold in Vancouver 2010, said: 'I want so badly to do well for him. She won a gold in the downhill and a bronze in the super-G at Vancouver in 2010.
But she was rocked in her home life with the death in November of her grandfather, Don Kildow, aged 88, and was reduced to tears when the subject was raised in her press conference.
Her first race in South Korea is the super-G, scheduled for February 17.
"I've gotten back to my roots in skiing and reminded myself I'm not here just for wins but I'm here because I love the sport", she said. He's been such a big part of my life, and I really hoped that he would be alive to see me. And I know that he's going to help me.
How the Winter Olympics will miss her, a bonefide, full-bore, max blonde, Hollywood turn, who happens to be pretty good on skis, too. The Olympics-bound athlete is the most accomplished female ski racer in history, with 78 World Cup wins under her belt.
"And I think that I needed to change something".
"Being in a hotel room is often at times extremely hard".
Until Vonn gets her Darcy it's just her and Lucy, the latest edition to her growing coterie of rescue dogs. "Even though he had more wins, he had a different schedule than her and had many more opportunities and different risk tolerance".
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"Because of the schedule and because it's my last Olympics, it's very important to me to attend", she said, "and I'm going to get as much of the Olympic experience in these next two weeks as possible".
"In Lenzerheide I was emotional and crying and frustrated and not really myself so that was a sign to me that I was just a little bit too exhausted", she said of her final giant slalom World Cup race before the Games, where she finished seventh.
Austria's defending Olympic champion Matthias Mayer said the course was "much easier" than the icy challenge that was the downhill in Sochi.
"I've always been in awe of the Olympics, especially 2002", she said.
"It's the Olympics, getting sixth place doesn't do a whole lot of good here", Miller said.
"I obviously have been waiting a very long time for these Olympics", Vonn said. I think next year I can get beyond that. I'm not going to be nervous. Before Vonn headed back onto the World Cup circuit last fall, she made what has become an annual sojourn back to their simple house, where she sleeps on a house in the basement.
A dog sits, stays and listens, as if what you say truly matters.
Vonn said her increased mental strength really comes into play when she's in the starting gate.
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