First training run in Lake Louise was all about one girl and how she was after being away from the World Cup since the Val d’Isere race in 2013. It was all about Lindsey Vonn. The time was immaterial, she was back on snow and back on the start list. Since she crashed in Val d’Isere almost a year ago, a lot has happened: her long time friend Maria Hoefl-Riesch had left the scene and Anna Fenninger is the top speed skier now. As she came down the slope under the watchful eye of the world’s ski racing media, the time was almost immaterial, it was all about how she felt to be back on the white circus. …

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