Lindsey Vonn Family

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Lindsey Vonn Family
Lindsey Vonn


Lindsey Vonn, born on October 18, 1984, is a former alpine ski racer and a US Olympian. Vonn is one of the most decorated alpine ski racers, who is also a gold medalist in the Olympics and has won 82 World Cup events. Hailing from a ski enthusiast family in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Vonn was encouraged to take up skiing from an early age. She was the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in Womens’ downhill.


Vonn’s long list of achievements includes four World Cup overall championships, three Olympic medals including one gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, 16 World Cup season titles in the disciplines, Super-G, Downhill, and Combined, and 20 World Cup globe crystal titles, which was a record at the time. After an illustrious career, she retired in 2019, after complications due to severe knee injuries.


Who are the parents of Lindsey Vonn?

Lindsey Vonn was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota to Alan Lee Kildow and Linda Krohn Lund as their eldest child on October 18, 1984. They also had four other children. Alan Kildow started out as an Alpine ski racer and was successful in junior competitions but he had to hang up his ski boots at the age of 18 just before the national championship call-ups due to a career-ending knee injury. He carried on his passion for skiing through his daughter Lindsey Vonn with the support of his then-wife and Vonn’s mother Linda Krohn. Alan Kildow later studied law and worked as an attorney.


Vonn’s mother, Linda Krohn, moved to Colorado so that her daughter could practice competitive skiing. Her family followed a year later. Linda Krohn was a psychology graduate and lawyer who worked as a public defendant and drug counselor, helping people throughout her career. Alan Kildow and Linda Krohn ended their marriage in 2003. She later remarried. In 2021, she was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and died a year later on August 26, 2022.


Who are the siblings of Lindsey Krohn?

Lindsey Vonn has four siblings, Karin Kildow, Laura Kildow, Dylan Kildow, and Reed Kildow. Karin Kildow is the second child in the family and the other three are triplets. Lindsey Vonn maintains a warm relationship with her younger siblings. They occasionally appear in public functions together, extending their support for their elder sister in her ventures, especially after her retirement from professional skiing. Out of the siblings, Dylan, Reed, and Laura lead a quiet life with their respective families.


Who is Lindsey Krohn’s sister?

Lindsey Vonn’s sister Karin Kildow is the one from her family that Vonn is the most close to. They are known to be like twins as they look similar and appear public together at functions, programs, parties and outings. Karin Kildrow is also the founding member of the Lindsey Vonn Foundation and actively takes part in its activities. Karin Kildow leads a public life, dating high-profile celebrities and athletes. She also appeared in an American drama television series Law & Order. She is very active career-wise, as she is the owner and CEO of The Content Capital Group which manages brand management and strategy for athletes.


Who is Lindsey Vonn’s Ex-Husband?

Lindsey Vonn is divorced. In 2007, Lindsey Vonn married fellow ski racer Thomas Vonn and they divorced four years later in 2011. The couple does not have any children. They remain friends.


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FAQ's On Lindsey Vonn Family

A. Lindsey Vonn has no children.

A. Lindsey Vonn’s mom was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). She died on August 26, 2022.

A. No, Lindsey Vonn’s sister Karin Kildow is younger than her. Her other three siblings, Laura, Reed, and Dylan Kildow are triplets.

A. She is now living in Miami, Florida as she prefers the warmer climate to the colder climate in her childhood state Colorado.

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