Sunday, March 1, 2009

PICTURE(S) OF THE DAY

TWO-TIME CHAMP. American Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill event during the FIS Ski World cup in Bansko, Bulgaria on February 28, 2009. Austria's Andrea Fischbacher won ahead of Slovenia's Tina Maze and third placed Fabienne Suter of Switzerland.

Vonn secured the women's World Cup downhill title for the second year running on Saturday despite a modest 12th place finish .

A day later, she won her fourth straight women's World Cup super-G race Sunday, increasing her lead in the overall standings.

Below, Suter of Switzerland (2nd place), Vonn (1st place), and Maze of Slovenia (3rd place) celebrate on the podium .




(Photos by Dimitar Kilkoff/AFP/Getty Images and Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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