Lindsey Vonn Injures Knee in Training at Copper Mountain

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 19, 2013 2:35 pm

Lindsey Vonn, 29, will undergo an MRI after injuring her knee during ski race training at Copper Mountain on Tuesday morning, November 19th, 2013. The Queen of ski racing was on a comeback from major knee surgery, which may be in jeopardy depending on the results of medical testing.

* Note from the editor: CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES ON THE MRI RESULTS!

The U.S. Ski Team confirmed that Vonn is being evaluated by the best specialists. Her publicist released a statement saying that she had not been admitted to a hospital, but Doctor Bill Sterett was taking care of her in Vail, Colorado.

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Back in February, Lindsey Vonn tore her ACL and MCL in her right knee and fractured her tibia in a brutal crash. Photo: The Ski Channel

“We have no reason to believe it’s anything significant right now,” U.S. Ski Team spokesman Tom Kelly told the Associated Press.

Vonn has said that this season, the Sochi Olympics are her priority with the women’s downhill in Sochi coming up this winter on February 12th.

Get to know the Queen of ski racing in an exclusive Ski Channel interview with Lindsey Vonn:

Lindsey Vonn holds the record with 59 World Cup victories and has four overall World Cup titles, as the most successful female ski racer in U.S. history. As one of The Ski Channel Television Networks’s star athletes, Vonn was featured in The Story movie.

Watch the film trailer:

The Story documents some of the world’s best skiing and the lives that have impacted (and been impacted by) the sport.

The Ski Channel wishes Lindsey a speedy recovery.

Stay tuned for more details.

 

* Note from the editor: CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES ON THE MRI RESULTS!

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