Lindsey Vonn re-injured her right knee during a training run Tuesday, jeopardizing her hopes for competing in the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
"Lindsey sustained a mild strain to her right knee, a partial tear to her right ACL, minor facial abrasions and scapular contusions from her fall," publicist Lewis Kay said in a statement. "She needs to rest for a few days and then will pursue aggressive physical therapy and will determine the next time she is able to compete after seeing how she responds to the treatment."
Vonn was taken off the slopes of Copper Mountain, Colorado on a sled, a standard precautionary measure. One observer on Twitter offered up what was purported to be a shot of Vonn on her feet following the wreck:
— Maris (@Maris_Claire) November 19, 2013
Ski Racing magazine first reported the accident, which is a severe setback in her rehab from an earlier wreck. In February, Vonn toreRead More »from Lindsey Vonn partially tears ACL in training accident, uncertain of return date