Lindsey Vonn career timeline

2002: As Lindsey Kildow, makes her first Olympic team and finishes sixth in combined at Salt Lake City Games.

2006: Races in three events at Turin Olympics, topped by a seventh-place finish in super-G.

2008: Wins her first World Cup downhill and overall titles.

2009: Earns two gold medals at the world championships, in the downhill and super-G, and repeats as World Cup overall and downhill champ.

2010: Earns her first Olympic medals, winning gold in downhill and bronze in super-G at Vancouver Games.

2012: Has a banner World Cup season, winning her fourth overall title and setting an American record with 12 victories as she also takes season titles in the downhill, super-G and super combined.

2013: Crashes in the super-G at the world championships in Schladming, Austria, in February, tearing two knee ligaments; reinjures the knee in November and again in December, derailing her plans to compete at the Sochi Olympics.