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Most searched Olympian: Lindsey Vonn

The Minnesota-native topped both gymnast Shawn Johnson and swimmer Michael Phelps to be the most searched Olympic star on Yahoo. Vonn dominated NBC’s airwaves throughout the Vancouver Games while taking gold in 2010 in the downhill.
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The Minnesota-native topped both gymnast Shawn Johnson and swimmer Michael Phelps to be the most searched Olympic star on Yahoo. Vonn dominated NBC’s airwaves throughout the Vancouver Games while taking gold in 2010 in the downhill.

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