Alpine skiing – Vonn to retire next week as body ‘broken beyond repair’

FILE PHOTO: Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Bronze medallist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. celebrates with a flag during the flower ceremony. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo

(Reuters) – U.S. ski great Lindsey Vonn announced on Friday she would be retiring after this month’s Alpine world championships in Sweden because her body was “broken beyond repair” and screaming at her to stop. “I have accepted that I cannot continue ski racing. I will compete at the World Championships in downhill and SG […]

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