Skier Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates after winning a gold medal in the women's downhill during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Wednesday, February 17, 2010. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Skier Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates after winning a gold medal in the women's downhill during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Wednesday, February 17, 2010. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Skier Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates after winning a gold medal in the women's downhill during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Wednesday, February 17, 2010. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

For Vonn, no pain reliever like victory

February 17, 2010 06:01 PM