Lindsey Vonn attends her press conference ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 9, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. "It's actually pretty close to where I'm going to be racing, so it's really nice for me to actually talk about his stories with him now, and I've learned a lot", Vonn told sportscaster Mike Tirico in an interview before her grandpa died.
"Either your skis are good or they're not, either your aerodynamics are good or not - it's really not something that's easy to change on a given day", said Miller, whose six medals makes him the most decorated American Olympic skier of all time.
This is Vonn's fourth Olympics. Another Olympic medal to add to her gold and bronze from 2010 would be the coup de grace as her career winds down.
Vonn was only 17 in her first Games in 2002 in Salt Lake City. Vonn is known for her love for speed, but she has multiple wins in all five disciplines.
Kildow was stationed in Korea for two years during the Korean war. "I miss him so much".
'I'm just going to lay it all out there. "You better become friends with pain because you're going to have it your entire life", he often said.
Vonn is aggressive, and at her age she is an absolute beast, a force to be reckoned with. Probably not unless you're big into the world of skiing or you watch skiing on the weekends - CBS & ABC usually have odd skiing broadcasts - before something more important comes on.
"I know he's watching and I know he's gonna help me", she said.
Vonn seemed in good spirits through it all and said her King Charles spaniel, Lucy, snoozed by her feet through the whole affair. 'I'm skiing exceptionally well and I have a lot of confidence. But now I hope that I can win for him.
SHE'S the greatest female skier of all time, an ex-girlfriend of Tiger Woods and an outspoken critic of Donald Trump, who is desperate to take on the men in World Cup events.
"I've been through so much since my dream came true of becoming an Olympian but all of the sacrifice, hard work and adversity have been worth it because it's made me who I am today", she posted about her road to the Olympics via Instagram recently.
Her Olympic history is covered in more crashes than glory.
"I think the women will have to carry us - certainly, Lindsey (Vonn) and Mikaela are two powerhouses there". "I've spent many a Christmas in hotel rooms by myself", she says.
"Dear Grandpa, I still can't believe you're gone".