Lindsey Vonn broke a 35-year-old record Monday, officially claiming the title of winningest female World Cup skier in history. And she did so with the surprise support of a guy who knows a thing or two about historic wins.
Vonn won the super-G at Cortina D'Ampezzo in Italy on Monday, marking her 63rd World Cup victory and passing Annemarie Moser-Proell for most women's World Cup wins all-time. Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden holds the men's record with 86 World Cup wins.
Vonn's victory comes just one day after she tied the record, and marks a triumphant return to the top of the skiing world after two injury-riddled years that cost her a berth in the Sochi Games.
Vonn's beau, one Tiger Woods, was present in Italy, having flown in to surprise Vonn. Woods spent much of the time in "disguise" wearing a skull-decorated facemask:
"I didn't think this could get any better than [Sunday] with my entire family here but now with Tiger here this is unbelievable," Vonn said after the race. "I said, 'IRead More »from Lindsey Vonn breaks World Cup record as Tiger Woods watches