On this day in 1984...


American skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn is born in St. Paul, Minn.

Raised in Burnsville, she would grow up skiing on Buck Hill, and would go on to be a three-time Olympian and two-time medalist, including a gold in the downhill in 2010 in Vancouver.

Vonn is also a five-time medalist in the Alpine World Championships, including two golds in 2009. She has recently gained pop culture acclaim for her relationship with Tiger Woods, the world's No. 1 golfer.

Vonn is recovering from a gruesome leg injury suffered earlier this year (below), but is back on the slopes (also below) and is aiming to return in time for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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