Lindsey Vonn & Husband Getting Divorce

Thomas and Lindsey Vonn
Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn and husband Thomas Vonn are calling it quits after four years of marriage.

“It is with great sadness that I announce that Thomas and I have begun divorce proceedings,” Lindsey, 27, says in a statement to The Denver Post.

“This is an extremely difficult time in my personal life and I hope the media and my fans can respect my need for privacy on this matter. I will continue to be coached by the U.S. Ski Team and look forward to competing the rest of the season.”

Thomas, 35, a former Olympic skier, was also Lindsey”s coach.

The couple wed in Deer Valley, Utah in September 2007.