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Lindsey Vonn Skis the World’s Hardest Run — at Night

There's no downhill run like the steep, wicked-fast Streif in Kitzbühel, Austria. You could also argue there's no skier like Vonn.

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Most of us are probably aware there’s a difference between Lindsey Vonn and mere mortals. You can’t saturate the record books with your name unless you have superlative chops, and in every discipline of alpine skiing, Vonn has them.

But what you might lack in your understanding of Vonn’s eye-popping skill is visual comprehension.

Get it here. It can be hard to process the speed and precision of a world-class downhiller without seeing it with your own eyes. In this case, go one better and observe via the follow cam.

Watch as Vonn hurtles down the Streif. Here, surface conditions on the fast, steep run are marginal at best. Oh yeah, it’s also nighttime and patches of it are dark.

I’m getting out of the way: One of the best to ever strap on the sticks will take it from here.

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