Lindsey Vonn

Cortina downhill win puts Vonn on track for Olympics

It's exactly what Lindsey Vonn was hoping for — a dominant victory one month before she goes for gold at the Olympics.

Vonn amped up her preparations for the Pyeongchang Games by winning a World Cup downhill by a large margin Saturday while Italian rival Sofia Goggia avoided a major crash with the help of a safety air bag.

Vonn clocked 1 minute, 36.48 seconds on the sun-drenched Olympia delle Tofane course for a massive 0.92-second advantage over Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein.

"I know what I'm capable of. This weekend just proves it," Vonn said. "No matter what happens from here to the Olympics I'll be confident. I have a good feeling on my skis. I...

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