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In WCCO interview, Tucker Center's LaVoi comments on skier Lindsey Vonn

Nicole LaVoiNicole LaVoi, Tucker Center Associate Director and Lecturer in the School of Kinesiology,
commented in a WCCO video interview on concerns regarding Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn's weight. Some Australian coaches had commented that Vonn's higher weight advantages her. LaVoi points out that "when it comes to female athletes, many people talk more about how they look than what they actually do."

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