Lindsey Vonn to divorce husband of four years

Lindsey Vonn to keep married name after divorce

WRITTEN BY: Janelle Vreeland
Lindsey Vonn at the 2010 Olympic medal ceremony
Image Source: Duncan Rawlinson via Wikimedia Commons
Lindsey Vonn at the 2010 Olympic medal ceremony

After four years of marriage, Lindsey Vonn and her husband Thomas will be getting a divorce.

The LA Times reports that Lindsey will be keeping her married name following the divorce. Her maiden name is Kildow.

Lindsey Vonn released a statement concerning the divorce, saying, "This is an extremely difficult time in my personal life and I hope the media and my fans can respect my need for privacy on this matter."

Thomas Vonn helped coordinate Lindsey's interviews and served as a kind of coach to her. Thomas said he will be ending all input with Lindsey's career.

Lindsey Vonn became a household name after winning a gold and bronze medal at the Vanouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Read more about Lindsey Vonn here.