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Lindsey Vonn, Shaun White make Forbes’ 30 Under 30; surprising snub

Jan 6, 2014, 8:43 AM EDT

Lindsey Vonn AP

For the last time, Lindsey Vonn is on Forbes‘ 30 Under 30: The Best In Sports list.

Vonn, 29, made the cut along with several Olympians including Shaun White (27), Maria Sharapova (26), LeBron James (29), Kevin Durant (25), Sidney Crosby (26), Jonathan Toews (25), Andy Murray (26), Kei Nishikori (24), Lionel Messi (26), Michael Bradley (26), Ronda Rousey (26), Caroline Wozniacki (23) and likely 2016 Olympian Rory McIlroy (24).

Here’s the full list.

Here’s how Forbes makes its picks:

“Our 30 people, chosen by a three-judge panel among many candidates, basically break down into two distinct groups: professional athletes who boast strong personal brands or carry major importance to their sports, and young executives or entrepreneurs making a mark in the industry.”

Here are notable Olympic omissions:

Usain Bolt (26, who made it last year)
Yuna Kim (23)
Michael Phelps (28)

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  1. mogogo1 - Jan 6, 2014 at 11:54 AM

    The credibility of the list takes a huge hit when you notice the tight end for the Patriots who made the list is labeled “Ron” Grownkowski. It also claims he has a “litany” of NFL records already. (Yards and TDs in a season for a tight end constitute a litany?)

  2. maryrjohnston - Jan 6, 2014 at 4:35 PM

    my co-worker’s sister makes $61/hour on the internet. She has been out of a job for ten months but last month her income was $20763 just working on the internet for a few hours.
    see here,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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