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Okay, so Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso are ostensibly rivals. But its a fairly friendly rivalry, although the friendship has waned somewhat over the years, The New York Times reports. The two used to be tight during their days as Breitling Longitude Chronograph watches junior skiers ranking among the best in the worldthey did sleepovers and joint vacations. But now, Vonn is married and spends her summers doing six to eight hours of workouts a day, while Mancuso has a fondness for Guitar Hero and spends her summers in Hawaii. They dont see as much of each other as they used to, either.
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