Lindsey Vonn appears to be on the mend today, after divulging a potentially medal-threatening injury to her shin to the Today Show yesterday morning. On Wednesday, America's big hope for Olympic ski gold told Matt Lauer she had bruised her shin, calling the injury "excruciatingly painful" and reporting that the "muscle is bleeding." But by Thursday morning Vonn was out on the mountain and inspecting the course -- on skis.
Forbes Magazine has put out a list of top-earning athletes competing in the 2010 Olympics. This is a little embarrassing to admit, but the Winter Olympic athlete with the biggest income isn't one of our own. No, that perk goes to, well, a snowboarder: With sponsorship deals from Burton, Red Bull and Oakley, among many others, Shaun White pulled down $7.5 million last year.