When Lindsey Vonn announced her retirement from professional ski racing at the end of the 2018-’19 season, she left the world guessing about what she would do as a civilian. As one of the most visible and marketable athletes skiing has ever had, it seemed a foregone conclusion that the brand Vonn carefully cultivated while ski racing would outlast her days on the racecourse.

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Confirming speculation that Vonn would leverage her status as a fashion icon in the sport, Head Sportswear announced the launch of the Lindsey Vonn x Legacy skiwear line, a new collaboration between the racing star and her long-time equipment sponsor. The new line, which goes to market in Fall 2020, will feature performance-forward materials in elegant shapes inspired by retro design. Think Aspen meets Kitzbühel glam.

More Athlete x Brand Collaborations for 2020

SPYDER Solitaire GTX Pro Shell Jacket 

Spyder Solitaire GTX Pro Shell Jacket

Spyder Solitaire GTX Pro Shell Jacket

Designed with input from pro skier Amie Engerbretson, this backcountry oriented 3L Gore-Tex shell jacket emphasizes function and performance without sacrificing style. [$750, spyder.com]

Dakine Signature Poacher 32L Pack 

Dakine Signature Poacher 32L Pack featuring Eric Pollard's art

Dakine Signature Poacher 32L Pack

Part of the new EP Artist series, Dakine brings us its popular backcountry freeriding pack featuring pro freeskier Eric Pollard’s artwork. [$195, dakine.com]

VÖLKL Revolt 121 

Voelkl Revolt 121 Ski, designed in collaboration with Voelkl athletes

A group of eight Völkl athletes—big guns in the world of freeriding like Marcus Eder, Paddy Graham, and Sam Smoothy, Fabio Studer, Colter Hinchliffe, Tanner Rainville, and Tom Ritsch—spent a year with Völkl’s engineers designing this playful powder ski. [$775, voelkl.com]

Elara Caroline Gleich Julbo Goggles 

Elara Caroline Gleich Julbo Goggles

Elara Caroline Gleich Julbo Goggles

Inspired by the colors of sunrise as seen during her frequent dawn patrol missions in the mountains, Caroline Gleich teamed up with Julbo Eyewear to create these goggles that feature a photochromic lens designed to adjust to changing light conditions. What's more: a part of the sales profits from these goggles go to POW. [$239.95, julbo.com]

Smartwool x Chris Benchetler Collaboration 

SMARTWOOL PHD Ski Light Elite Pow Days Print Socks

Smartwool PhD Ski Light Elite Pow Days Printed Sock

Chris Benchetler is a man of many talents. The pro skier recently launched a collaboration with Smartwool with socks and shirts featuring his artwork. Each sock in the collection incorporates Smartwool's signature features from the elite fit system to the body-mapped mesh zones for added breathability. [$26-$75, smartwool.com ]

POC Auric Blunck Ed. Helmet 

Auric Blunck Ed. Poc Helmet

POC Auric Blunck Ed. Helmet

Two-time Olympian and X Games Champion Aaron Blunck worked with POC to develop a helmet that is lightweight but durable. The multi-impact liner is thicker in the most exposed areas while providing added ventilation. [$91, pocsports.com]

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Lindsey Vonn en route to victory.

An Interview With Lindsey Vonn

Ski racer Lindsey Vonn was just named Female Athlete of the Decade by NBC's Universal Sports. After months of waiting for an interview, we finally managed to get Vonn to answer some of our questions. But instead of asking her about the Vancouver Olympics coming up in February, we spoke to the two-time World Champion about what it's like being hounded by the press.