"If I get it (the record), that would be a dream come true," the report quoted Vonn as saying.
"If I don't, I think I've had an incredibly successful career no matter what. I'm still the all-time winningest female skier."
NBC said Vonn, who was speaking at an event in Manhattan, had considered racing until 2020 but that her lengthy injury history had made the decision for her.
"Physically, I've gotten to the point where it doesn't make sense," said Vonn.
"I really would like to be active when I'm older, so I have to look to the future and not just be so focused on what's in front of me."
(With inputs from agencies.)