American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is one of the most marketable athletes in the world and he absence will hurt the Sochi Winter Games in February. Photo: EPA   American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is one of the most marketable athletes in the world and he absence will hurt the Sochi Winter Games in February. Photo: EPA
American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is one of the most marketable athletes in the world and he absence will hurt the Sochi Winter Games in February. Photo: EPA

Lindsey Vonn's injury robs Sochi Winter Games of its star attraction

The US skier is one of the most photogenic and marketable athletes in the world and her injury leaves a gaping hole in marquee event

American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is one of the most marketable athletes in the world and he absence will hurt the Sochi Winter Games in February. Photo: EPA   American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is one of the most marketable athletes in the world and he absence will hurt the Sochi Winter Games in February. Photo: EPA
American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is one of the most marketable athletes in the world and he absence will hurt the Sochi Winter Games in February. Photo: EPA
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