Rick Wilking / Reuters
Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. celebrates winning the women's World Cup Super G on Wednesday.
Upon crossing the finish line and seeing her time, Vonn pumped her ski poles in jubilation, which riled up the raucous hometown crowd even more.
"One of my best races of my career," Vonn said, who is from nearby Vail. "Getting a chance to win at home, with a home crowd here, it's just more than I could've expected."
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