12/04/2015 11:35 EST | Updated 12/04/2016 00:12 EST

American ski star Lindsey Vonn skis to 16th Lake Louise victory

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — American star Lindsey Vonn won the season-opening World Cup downhill Friday in a one minute 50.5 seconds.

It was Vonn's 16th career victory at Lake Louise.

Cornelia Huetter of Austria was second in 1:51.08. Her teammate Ramona Siebenhofer was third, 1.07 seconds back of Vonn.

Larisa Yurkiw of Owen Sound, Ont., was 12th.