Your Favorite Olympians: Where Are They Now?

The Olympic Games have a long history of incredible athletes and unimaginable triumphs. Thousands of athletes have competed and many hold iconic titles. So, where are they now, and what have they been up to?

Lindsey Vonn Then

Lindsey Vonn made her Olympic debut in 2002 at the young age of 17. She was the first American woman to take home the gold medal in the downhill event at the 2010 Winter Olympics. She also took home bronze in the Super-G race. That's one talented kid! 

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The More You Know

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Post originally appeared on Upbeat News.