U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn begins divorce proceedings


U.S. Olympic ski star Lindsey Vonn to divorce from husband who sparked feud with her father

Ski heroes: Lindsey Vonn and her husband Thomas in Austria, 2010. The couple, who have announced they are to divorce, married in 2007

Ski heroes: Lindsey Vonn and her husband Thomas in Austria, 2010. The couple, who have announced they are to divorce, married in 2007

Better times: Lindsay Vonn with husband Thomas Vonn in Whistler at the 2010 Olympics

Better times: Lindsay Vonn with husband Thomas Vonn in Whistler at the 2010 Olympics

The couple that work together: The pair arrive at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas last year. Thomas is Lindsey

Stars: The pair arrive at the Academy of Country Music Awards last year. Thomas is Lindsey”s chief adviser, supporting the star through many of her victories

Snow bunny: Vonn, pictured in Aspen last week, is one the world

Snow bunny: Vonn, pictured in Aspen last week, is one the world”s most successful women skiers, having won World Cup races in five disciplines

Gold medalist: Vonn in Aspen last week. The ski star says she looks forward to the remainder of the winter season with the U.S. team

Gold medalist: Vonn in Aspen last week. The ski star says she looks forward to the remainder of the winter season with the U.S. team

Victorious: Vonn shone in Vancouver, 2010, where she won a Gold and Bronze at the Whistler Blackcomb races

Victorious: Vonn shone in Vancouver, 2010, where she won a Gold and Bronze at the Whistler Blackcomb races