Vonn crashes, burns out of Worlds

Vonn crashes, burns out of Worlds

American tears ligaments, breaks a bone, gets airlifted
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Day 1 of the World Championships did not start well for American star skier Lindsey Vonn. She lost balance during a super-G jump Tuesday in Schladming, Austria, flipped in the air, landed on her back and smashed through a gate before coming to a halt. She was airlifted to a hospital.
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Lindsey Vonn tore her anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in her right knee, U.S. team medical director Kyle Wilkens said in a statement Tuesday after the 28-year-old crashed in the World Championships super-G in Schladming, Austria. The broken bone in her lower leg was described as a “lateral tibial plateau fracture.”
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