An Evening With Lindsey Vonn
Vonn discusses stories from her life, career, and success as an athlete and Olympian. She shares the lessons learned on her journey about teamwork and self confidence, and inspires people to continue pushing to new levels of success.
Vonn experienced her fair share of adversity in her skiing career and her life. In this mindset-changing talk, Vonn inspires with insights of how she’s overcome adversity - from injuries to other challenges and setbacks - by living without fear, being prepared, taking ownership for her own success, and so much more.
Lindsey Vonn: Grit and determination lead to winning results
As an Olympic gold medalist and the most successful female skier of all time, elite athlete LINDSEY VONN brings her empowerment message to organizations and individuals looking to perform an elite level. Vonn shares her incredible journey in inspiring and authentic discussions, going behind the scenes of a badass life built around resilience and risk-taking. She dissects for audiences the moments that sidelined her and how, each time, she clawed her way back with hard work—pushing boundaries, challenging expectations, and speaking her mind, even when it got her into trouble. Vonn lent her knowledge of the sport to NBC’s coverage of the Beijing Olympics, appearing on the Today Show, in the studio, and as an alpine analyst sharing her many insights. She is also a New York Times bestselling author of multiple books, including her most recent memoir Rise: My Story, which received warm praise from tennis legend Billie Jean King, who wrote: “She is a champion in sports and in life. I just want to thank you for the wonderful message.” Vonn shares stories on her life in the fast lane and lessons in elite performance, and also touches on more personal topics. The memoir reveals never-before-told stories about her decades-long depression and struggles with self-confidence, candidly discussing how her mental health challenges impacted her career without defining her.
Incorporating a mental health component to your program is an important and timely addition. Combining it with star power draws a virtual crowd and keeps the discussion upbeat, with substantive storytelling to leave audiences feeling more connected, less alone, and hopeful
More hosts are incorporating the topic of mental health into their programming, especially as Coronavirus has disrupted so many aspects of our lives at home and at work. Programs vary from light-hearted, interactive wellness breaks to head-on discussions about struggle and recovery. Combining the discussion with star power draws a virtual crowd and keeps the discussion upbeat, with substantive storytelling to leave audiences feeling more connected, less alone, and hopeful. Despite their public personas, many of our celebrity speakers openly share their vulnerabilities as a source of strength for others. Olympic downhill skiing champion LINDSEY VONN speaks openly about her challenges, including the difficulty that can come in life transitions such as her retirement from skiing, and the pressure to be perfect in today’s world.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING: At virtual and in-person events, Lindsey Vonn shares her lessons in elite performance, and is a clear example of how leadership, grit, and determination leads to winning results
Olympic gold medalist and the most successful female skier of all time, elite athlete LINDSEY VONN is a clear example of how leadership, grit, and determination leads to winning results. At virtual and in-person events, Vonn brings the skills she has honed from years of competing at an elite level to businesses looking to uncover lessons that will help teams take their results to the next level, or colleges in need of an inspirational message for their students. The way she weaves her life lessons and personal commitments into her discussions always touch, move, and inspire. She's also using her knowledge of the sport from a different lens, becoming an NBC Sports broadcast analyst on the Olympic Channel.
She has launched several initiatives to help people hard-hit by Covid and the accompanying economic recession. To support those out of work or transitioning from college to the workforce, Vonn launched "Lindsey Vonn's Virtual Career Day" which brought together young scholarship winners from the Lindsey Vonn Foundation with an expert in their intended field. She also participated in the One World: Together at Home, which was a global effort designed to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Lindsey Vonn is a recently retired Olympic gold and bronze medal‐winning alpine ski racer for the U.S. Ski Team as well as a New York Times bestselling author. She is the most successful female skier of all time and holds four World Cup titles, making her one of only 6 women to win World Cup races in all five disciplines of Alpine skiing.
Debuting first at the 2021 Alpine Skiing World Cup Races, Vonn is an NBC Sports broadcast analyst. Lindsey served as an International Games Ambassador in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Lindsey is also the founder of the Lindsey Vonn Foundation, established to empower young girls. She splits her time between Park City, Utah and Los Angeles, California.