(CNN) — Lindsey Vonn, the best female ski racer of all time, is engaged to NHL star P.K. Subban, their representatives confirmed to CNN.
The couple met two years ago and left their relationship public. Based on Vogue, Subban suggested in front of the three puppies of Vonn, introducing her an emerald ring — her favourite colour and his birthstone. The couple is about to proceed to New Jersey, where Subban is currently a defenseman with the New Jersey Devils.
Vonn was married to US skier Thomas Vonn and after dated Tiger Woods.
“We are not in a huge hurry to get married,” Vonn said, based on Vogue. “It kind of depends upon his playing program, and when we have time to sit down and proceed through it. I really don’t want to worry him out since he has a large season coming.”
Vonn, 34, who announced her plans to retire in ski that was specialist, completed her career by 82 World Cup victories. That’s 20 wins ahead of Annemarie Moser-Proell of Austria, the best woman, and also second on the list behind Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark.
Vonn became the oldest woman to secure a medal in a world championships and also the first female racer to trophy at five championships by winning a bronze in her race. She won three Olympic medals, including gold in downhill in Vancouver.
The Subban, A Toronto native is considered one of the top defensemen in the NHL. He had been selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the second round (No. 43) of the 2007 NHL draft and was named to the NHL literary team in 2013 and 2015. Subban won golden representing Canada at the Sochi Olympics and directed the Nashville Predators to the franchise’s first appearance in the Stanley Cup Final at 2017. He was traded to New Jersey in June.
“Lindsey’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me,” Subban said to Vogue. “There are people in life that deserve to be with good men and women. They possess that individual who manages them and leaves them grin and she prefers to be with someone who loves her than anything else in the world, and I do.”
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