Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is giving her fans a chance to pick the helmet she will wear to compete in the Winter Oympics in Sochi.
Vonn likes getting her fans involved. For the
in Vancouver, she held a contest to allow a member of the public to design her headgear -- and she went on to win gold in the downhill event. (She has also won six consecutive
season titles in the downhill discipline, four consecutive titles in Super G and three consecutive titles in the combined.)
Vonn, whose surgically repaired knee gave her trouble during a race in France on Saturday as boyfriend
As for the helmet designs, voting began Thursday, and by mid-morning there were already about 3,000 votes.
[Update: Organizers of the contest said later Thursday that the contest runs through Jan. 3.]