Elena Fanchini: Lindsey Vonn is shaken up

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Ski world reacts emotional to Elena Fanchini’s death

The ski world has been particularly affected by the passing of Elena Fanchini, who died at age 37 after a long illness against cancer.

After Mikaela Shiffrin’s message another U.S. star, Lindsey Vonn, who retired in 2019, wanted to remember Azzurra on Instagram: “This is a huge loss for the great family and the skiing community,” wrote the American, a close friend of Sofia Goggia.

Swedish Olympic champion Anja Paerson on Facebook also wanted to remember Elena by posting a photo of her on her profile.

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