Lindsey Vonn took time to look again on her relationship with Tiger Woods and the difficulties that include being in love whereas within the public eye.
The previous Olympian is opening up about her previous, her proudest moments, her battle with melancholy and extra in her new memoir “Rise: My Story.” Along with being often known as essentially the most adorned feminine skier of all time, her relationships have made headlines and thrust her into the highlight.
Considered one of her most noteworthy public relationships embody her close to three yr romance with pro-golfer Tiger Woods.
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Vonn spoke concerning the pressures of being in a star couple and how one can hold these relationships non-public.
“I simply assume, typically, it’s actually tough to this point anybody within the public eye, and I’ve at all times been a extremely open particular person. However I believe I realized that there’s some issues that should be stored non-public,” Vonn shared. “And as a lot as I didn’t wish to share every little thing that makes me completely satisfied and all of the enjoyable instances that I had, that’s additionally only for me and my companion, and I didn’t must share that. So it’s tough, clearly, being on this place as a result of everybody needs a scoop and nobody needs to know what I’m doing.”
The 2 athletes dated for nearly three years from March 2013 to Might 2015 once they inevitably break up. Though the couple have lengthy parted methods, the Olympain says that their separation was amicable and that they’re nonetheless “buddies” to this present day.
“We’re buddies and, in fact, I’m completely satisfied that he’s again and wholesome,” Vonn mentioned as she referenced Woods’ automotive accident. “And, , it was a tricky time for him. So I’m simply completely satisfied that he’s again together with his youngsters.”
Vonn spoke not solely of the struggles of a public relationship but in addition of the difficulties of courting and romance whereas being an expert athlete. Together with her busy schedule and hectic life-style, she mentioned she usually discovered herself compromising her liberties and her company.
“Being an athlete and focusing one hundred pc on my snowboarding, being in a relationship was tough as a result of I didn’t actually wish to struggle or argue,” she defined. “So I simply type of compromised and I used to be like, ‘I’m touring to them and I’m doing what they wish to do too, and I’m having what dinner they wish to have.’ I wished to please and I simply sacrificed myself.”
“I didn’t actually discuss extra about it as a result of I don’t assume it’s well worth the pages,” she famous. “I’m stronger and I’m higher and I’ve realized from my previous and I’ve realized from my relationships. I believe all of us make selections the perfect we will from the data that we’re given and I realized and I moved on.”
She concluded, “I’m simply actually completely satisfied. I’m in a fantastic place and, as soon as once more, I’ve realized rather a lot about myself and what I would like in an individual.”