Lindsey Vonn: Fear is a pointless emotion

Updated: 20 January, 2018 09:58 IST | A Correspondent |

USA skier Lindsey says she's not afraid of anything in life, not even failure

Lindsey Vonn

She's had numerous injuries and broken bones, but US Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn said that fear is the last thing on her mind. "I don't really get afraid. I kind of feel like fear is kind of a pointless emotion, because if you're afraid, you're never going to accomplish the things you want to accomplish, you know," Vonn said on the sidelines of a shoot for American singer Dre's Winter Olympics promotional track, Above The Noise.

The video highlights how top athletes train and also includes footage of accidents and horrifying injuries given the varied jumps and races down ski slopes.

Vonn's list of ailments include a fractured humerus bone, a fractured ankle, knee surgeries, concussion, an ACL tear, among other
major injuries.

"I'm not afraid of anything really, not even failure, because I know if I try my best, that's all I have to give," added Vonn, 33, who has previously won gold at both the Winter Olympics as well as the World Championships, and is eyeing what could be her final Winter Games, in Pyeongchang, South Korea from February 9-25.

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First Published: 19 January, 2018 20:48 IST

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