The mother of Lindsey Vonn Lindy Lund dies 

Lindsey Vonn's mum Lindy Lund has passed away one year after she was confirmed in the year following her diagnosis with ALS. 

The Olympic skier has been shocked by her mother's death at the end of Thursday evening (25.08.22) 

exactly one year and a day after her diagnosis with neurodegenerative disease 

that is often referred to as motor neuron disease , also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. 

A statement from the representative for the gold medallist confirmed the tragic announcement. 

which they said: "(Vonn) was incredibly grateful for the time she spent with her (mum) since the diagnosis and to be there by her side at her passing. 

In honor of her mother's relentless fighting spirit, Lindsey is dedicated to learning more