With the end of competition on Sunday, the world meets now-former Olympian Lindsey Vonn, which she sounds okay with.“I would just like to be remembered as something more than just a ski racer,” she tells PEOPLE in a sit-down at the Procter & Gamble Family Home on Saturday, two days after her final Olympic event and one day before the closing ceremonies in Pyeongchang.
Woods' tooth was knocked out by the incident." Woods first showed up in the athletes' area when Vonn's father, Alan Kildow, escorted him in shortly after Vonn took the lead.
Before her race, her ex-boyfriend Tiger Woods emailed her good luck.
She says the two “stay in touch,” though she’s been too busy recently to check her emails and see if he reached out again after her recent victory.
this old lady still has the fire and I can still fight and I can still be right in there with the best of them,” she says.
“And it’s nice to also have the respect of the younger girls as well, they have really been amazing to compete against.” Eight, 10, 12 years ago, before the injuries piled up on her, Vonn says she “never have imagined that I [would have] accomplished so much, that I’ve crashed so much, that I’ve endured so much physically and mentally and emotionally.” “But I think all of the setbacks and all of the crashes have made me a stronger person and I wouldn’t change that,” she says.
The golfer then surprised Vonn and gave the skier an emotional hug.