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Gold medalist Vonn added to Tebowing celebrity database

The incredible reach of "Tebowing" now has extended into the ranks of American Olympic heroes.

Lindsey Vonn, a world-class skier who captured gold and bronze medals at the 2010 Vancouver Games, dropped to one knee after winning Wednesday's super-G in Beaver Creek, Colo.

Vonn pulled a similar stunt after winning another event in Canada last week, according to

(Apparently, Lindsey Vonn just flies around North America winning things. Good work if you can get it.)

Vonn befriended Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow -- the inspiration for "Tebowing" and so much more -- at a recent charity golf event. Robby Tebow, brother of Tim, also is a friend of Vonn's and attended the Beaver Creek event.

Vonn asked Robby for approval before striking the famous pose.

"I said that if I won in Colorado, or at home, that I would do it," Vonn said, according to The Denver Post. "Go Broncos. I did it. Got to represent."

It remains to be seen if Vonn will inspire other notable Olympians to Tebow. Tonya Harding fans, stay alert.

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