The Golden Ones: Medalists Shaun White, Evan Lysacek and Lindsey Vonn
When she finished the race, Lindsey started to cry—and continued to cry for two hours. "The waterworks just kept going," she says. "I kept trying to give interviews, and I couldn't even say a sentence. It was just too much emotion and too much going on, and I couldn't control it."
Lindsey says she couldn't believe her dreams had come true. "I've dreamed about that moment since I was a little girl," she says. "To finally be able to do it under so much pressure and so much expectation [was] more than I could ever hope for."
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