Let Olympian Lindsey Vonn’s Post-Injury Goals Motivate You at the Gym

Source: Under Armour

If there’s one thing we know about skier and Under Armour athlete Lindsey Vonn| it’s that she refuses to quit. The gold medal Olympian is currently training for a comeback after partially retearing her reconstructed ACL during a training run earlier this year| which forced her to drop out of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Now| Lindsey is working hard| spending four to six hours a day in the gym to meet her goal of “being the best skier of all time|” she recently told us ¡ª after all| she’s only four World Cup titles away from holding the world record in wins. Let Lindsey’s hard work and dedication inspire you below.

On overcoming obstacles: “Even if you have setbacks and you have bad days| you have to believe in yourself that things are going to turn around. For example| with my knee injury| there are times when I can’t do anything. After surgery there was a long period of time when I was just immobile. You just have to remember that that’s the process| and you just have to be patient and not give up hope and believe in yourself. Things will turn the corner.”

Her favorite way to work out: “I honestly love squatting. I feel really strong and powerful when I do it. It’s one of my favorite exercises in the gym.”

Source: Facebook user Lindsey Vonn

When she’s off the clock| she’s . . . “When I’m not training I’m probably in the water. I love being in the water. Stand-up paddleboarding| snorkeling| scuba diving. I’ve also been playing a little bit of golf.”

Source: Facebook user Lindsey Vonn

That attitude: “I’ve had a lot of drawbacks and setbacks in my career| but no matter what anyone says about me| I’m determined to be the best skier in the world| and no one is going to stop me.”