Tim Tebow has become the NFL athlete du jour lately, coming off the bench for the Denver Broncos to go 7-1 over eight starts, earning 14 total touchdowns to only five total turnovers, and winning the seven games in dramatic fashion.
So naturally it’s time for the rumor mill to start up.
Vonn, who is divorcing Thomas Vonn after four years of marriage, says she is not dating anyone, and when asked specifically about Robby Tebow, insisted they are just friends. Robby Tebow congratulated Vonn in the finish area after her win, and she spent a few minutes chatting with him in a VIP tent after her winner’s press conference. [media-credit name=”Andy Cross, The Denver Post” align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit]Lindsey Vonn, left, talks with Tim Tebow's bother, Robby Tebow, in the finish line area at Beaver Creek. It was fun, it was a lot of fun, the crowd was awesome, they’re very supportive since Lindsey’s the hometown girl. It’s really neat to see.” Vonn did the “Tebow” move in front of the awards podium — after discussing it first with Robby.
It was pretty cool.” Tebow might have grown up in Florida, but he could see Vonn’s obvious athletic ability. “I asked him if Tim would be upset if I did it,” Vonn said.
But Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn insists there is nothing going on between herself and Tebow.
Von, who announced last month she was divorcing her husband Thomas, tweets: “Hearing a lot of crazy rumors but rest assured I am NOT dating Tim Tebow (or anyone else). xo, LV.” Vonn also writes in her blog for the Denver Post: A lot of people are wondering what’s up with me and the Tebows. I met Tim and his brother Pete at the ESPY Awards like three or four years ago in the gym — we were working out there.
“I said that if I won in Colorado, I would do it, ‘Go Broncos.’ And I did it.
The Olympic gold medalist, who was linked with Tebow in December after she announced she was splitting with her husband Thomas Vonn after four years of marriage, insists she is just friends with Tebow – who she calls “Timmy” – and his brother Robby.Anyone who is trying to suggest any more to their relationship is wrong," Vonn's rep told New York Post's Page Six.Added Vonn herself on Twitter: "Hearing a lot of crazy rumors but rest assured I am not dating Tim Tebow (or anyone else)." PHOTOS: Biggest splits of 2011 "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," Lindsey said in a Nov. Also, Tebow's brother Robby was there to watch Vonn race. On Sunday, Vonn watched with the Tebow family as Tim led another fourth-quarter comeback in the Broncos' 13-10 overtime win over the Oakland Raiders. Vonn laughs off rumors linking her to Tebow in an Access Hollywood interview airing Thursday.When asked by host Kit Hoover, “Is it hard being single now, because you’re so pretty and out there?She wrote about it for The Denver Post, noting that she first met the Tebows during the ESPY Awards several years ago. Vonn told the AP that she respects the job Tim Tebow has done in guiding the Broncos back into playoff contention, especially with all the criticism he receives. "In a way, that's what I'm trying to do as well – to be able to compete under any circumstance and keep fighting and doing my best every day. No writing with your caps lock on – it's screaming. (She's also been photographed "Tebowing," or assuming the star athlete's prayer-ful pre-game pose.PHOTOS: Hottest, fastest celeb rebounds "Lindsey is just friends with the Tebow family.