Los Angeles - Lindsey
Vonn says the 2018/19 World Cup ski season will be her last, whether
she breaks the all-time record for victories or not.
Vonn, a four-time overall World Cup champion and three-time Olympic
medallist has 82 World Cup victories - four shy of Swedish great Ingemar
Stenmark's record of 86.
"If I get it, that would be a dream come true," Vonn told NBC Sports
on Thursday in New York.
"If I don't, I think I've had an incredibly
successful career no matter what. I'm still the all-time winningest
Vonn, who turns 34 next Thursday, said at the Pyeongchang Winter
Olympics in February that she was "not going to quit" until she broke
Stenmark's record "no matter how much pain I'm in".
But the superstar, who has battled through numerous injuries, now says she has to look beyond her skiing career.
"Physically, I've gotten to the point where it doesn't make sense,"
"I really would like to be active when I'm older, so I have to
look to the future and not just be so focused on what's in front of
Vonn is scheduled to launch her final World Cup season at Lake Louise
in December and said she plans to enter every women's World Cup
downhill and Super-G until she breaks the record.