LINDSEY VONN stunned in a red gown as the previous skier shone at the 2020 Sports Illustrated awards.

The ex-Olympian, 36, was co-hosting the occasion with Richard Jefferson, Cari Champion and Chad Johnson.

And at the recording in Las Vegas last week, prior to it was live streamed on Saturday night, she took the show with her attire.

Vonn went with the figure-hugging long maxi gown with cutouts at the side and a turtleneck.

She completed her sizzling look with her hair down and parted centrally and a pair of strapped red shoes.

The 36-year-old charm required to Instagram for some behind-the-scenes footage, including the hosts messing around on the set.

She informed her 2.1 million fans: “So delighted to host the very first ever Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards !! Liked our dream group of hosts.”

Vonn, from Minnesota, increased to sporting prominence when she made her skiing World Cup debut aged 16.

She won 4 World Cup general championships and the downhill gold medal at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics prior to retiring in 2019.

Far from the slopes, she dated playing golf icon Tiger Woods for two years between 2013 and 2015 however is now engaged to Canadian NHL star P. K. Subban.

Vonn likewise used her high public profile to strike out at body-shaming trolls on social networks.

The American shared a number of swimwear pics from her holiday to celebrate her 36th birthday.

However after receiving some abuse online, she required to Instagram again to voice her ideas.

Vonn wrote: “Even as a professional athlete there are callous comments and media stories that tear apart my body and I confess often hurts me.

” I’m a normal individual and often I slouch, my stomach folds over, my cellulite reveals on my butt, or I don’t complete my swimsuit top perfect …

” But, I always remember how my body has helped me achieve fantastic things in my life and I take pride in how strong I am. I’m not a size no and that’s perfectly fine with me.

” One thing I can guarantee all of you is that I never Photoshop my photos and am happy to formally never had any plastic surgical treatment of any kind.

” No Botox, no fillers, no mini surgical treatments. Actually absolutely nothing. I am 100 percent natural and 100 per cent Lindsey.

” So to anybody who is feeling self conscious or down about their appearance; stay strong, remain healthy and love yourself no matter what the haters say.

” Special thanks to all of you who have actually been favorable and supportive … lets maintain the culture of body positivity going!”