Lindsey Vonn back on the edge

Updated: December 21, 2013, 1:37 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

In some ways, American Lindsey Vonn is not that different from anyone in world-class Alpine skiing racing. Extremism and bone-snapping accidents are the norm in the sport. Everyone knows they'll suffer a bad fall sooner or later, and grisly surgery is always just a stuck ski edge or blown takeoff away.

So for the best insight into why Vonn still looks like the toughest woman in sports right now, you have to go searching for more clues, such as her prediction on Dec. 8, just two ...

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