Pyeongchang - US
ski star Lindsey Vonn had Twitter in a froth on Wednesday when she put
the call out to her nearly one million followers for a Valentine's Day
Many competitors at the wind-swept Pyeongchang Olympics marked
Valentine's Day by making heart shapes with their hands, but the
33-year-old Vonn was much more forward, tweeting: "So apparently it's
Valentine's Day....I forgot all about it because I'm at the Olympics and
"Anyone else out there single and want to be my valentine? #worthashot."
Vonn, who won Olympic gold in the downhill and super-G bronze at the
2010 Games, dated golf former number one Tiger Woods for more than two
years before they split up in 2015.
Her shout-out for a date soon had her fending off numerous offers on
Twitter, with one user replying: "God let it be me... I've got feet on
the ground in Pyeongchang to hand deliver your valentine in the form of
kinesiotape and PRP to heal your ailments... just say the word."
Vonn, a prolific user of Twitter who missed the 2014 Olympics through injury, wrote back: "That is pretty enticing!!"
Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard last year went on a blind date
with a university student after losing a Super Bowl bet they made on