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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 04: Lindsey Vonn of USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Downhill on February 4, 2018 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Hans Bezard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 04: Lindsey Vonn of USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Downhill on February 4, 2018 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Hans Bezard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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Scorching down slopes at 80 mph — this is alpine skiing

Olympic alpine ski racers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin describe the thrill of tearing down mountainsides at speeds that can exceed 80 mph.

Scorching down slopes at 80 mph — this is alpine skiing

Olympic alpine ski racers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin describe the thrill of tearing down mountainsides at speeds that can exceed 80 mph.