Tiger Woods maintains a beautiful friendship with Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn: his first girlfriend after billionaire divorce

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The olympic alpine skier Lindsey vonn was the first official couple who was known to Tiger Woods After his billionaire divorce from Elin Nordegren, the mother of her two children, in 2010. At that time the two of them walked their love for such media events as the Met Gala; but, eventually, media pressure and their respective sports careers took their toll. In the end, they ended up following separate ways around 2015.

However, the two have spoken sporadically since then and she has closely followed the golf star’s recovery process, after suffered a traffic accident, in February of last year, that seriously injured his leg.

“We are friends And of course I’m happy he’s back safe and sound. It was a difficult time for him, you know… So I’m happy that be back with your children ”, Vonn assured in a new interview to the portal Entertainment Tonight, to promote your memoir Rise: My Story, referring to the Your ex’s involvement with your 12-year-old son at the PNC Championship tournament held in Florida.

Lindsey knows very well difficult it is to maintain romantic relationships under the focus of media attention without losing concentration on a professional level. And not only for all that he lived during the almost three years that her courtship with Woods lasted: she has been married to Thomas Vonn, a member of the United States Ski Team, and she was engaged too with the professional ice hockey player PK Subban.

“It seems to me that, in general, dating someone is very difficult when you are in the public eye, and I have always been a very open person ”, the skier said. “But I think I learned that there are things that must be kept private and, as much as I would like to share everything that makes me happy And all the funny moments that I’ve had, actually it’s just something for me and my partner, and I didn’t need to share it, “he concluded.

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