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American Lindsey Vonn celebrates her gold medal run in the finish area at Whistler Creekside on Wednesday morning. Vonn took the gold, and her teammate Julia Mancuso won silver in the women's downhill event.

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Vonn grabs Olympic gold

Shin injury doesn’t stop Vail skier’s quest

Lindsey Vonn has treaded her way through the 2010 Winter Olympics with expectations heaped on her shoulders and an agonizing shin injury. But Vonn skied an attacking, aggressive run Wednesday, and the final piece of her magnificent career fell into place.

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