The American skier Lindsey Vonn has announced in an Interview with the ORF as a possible instant end of career. “I didn’t want to stop, but I can’t go any further. The pain in my knees are too much and I don’t know what to do against it,“ – quoted by the TV channel from Austria, the most successful woman in Alpine world Cup history on Sunday at his home. On the question of whether the Super-G could be in Cortina d’ampezzo, perhaps, her last race in the world Cup, replied Vonn accordingly, in tears: “I think it is. I still have to think about it, but it can be. I have to think about it.“

Vonn was eliminated at the eleventh victory of the Season, her team mate Mikaela Shiffrin and once again it failed to enter in to your Comeback the best results. The departures on Friday and Saturday, the had not succeeded in Italy with the squares of 15 and nine. After that, Vonn was dissatisfied, but at least outwardly confident: “I still have a lot of possibilities. Not many, but enough,“ she had said on Saturday to be your record-hunting. The had been braked to a new knee injury from the Training in the fall. The start of the season you missed.

The 34-year-old American has 82 world Cup victories. You originally wanted to travel this season to the end, and even still in the race, Louise fight in Lake in the coming Winter, take – all, to break the record of Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark of 86 Wins, and to beat as well.

to end With the announcement now, perhaps, but immediately, the career moved to Vonn in the Dolomites, as so often in her career with a total of 137 podium finishes in the world Cup, two world championship titles, an Olympic gold medal in downhill and a total of three Olympic medals all the attention. The impressive journey of Shiffrin, the ninth place of Viktoria rebensburg – two weeks before the Ski world Championships in Sweden, things are beside the point.