Star Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn will be an Olympic correspondent for Today and NBC Sports for the Winter Olympics Games in Sochi, due to a knee injury that's unfortunately won't let her compete. On Tuesday in a Today show interview, Lindsey Vonn admitted watching the Olympics will be hard, because she won't be competing. As a correspondent, she'll speak about the events and competition from an Olympian's perspective. Vonn spoke to host Matt Lauer while sitting on a couch with her leg propped up (in a brace) and her puppy Leo cuddled in her lap:
Although she's excited to still be involved in the Olympics, it's clear the skier is heartbroken about her unfortunate turn of events:
What is she looking forward to most as a correspondent?
Even though she won't be competing in Sochi, Vonn has her eyes on the prize for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
You can watch Vonn's Today show interview below: