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Lindsey Vonn crashes


Lindsey Vonn crashes


Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed in a training run Tuesday in Colorado, nine months after undergoing major knee surgery.

With less than three months to go before the Winter Games get underway in Sochi, the 29-year-old was taken down the hill on a sled following the incident and is currently being evaluated by her orthopedic surgeon at her home in Vail.

Vonn, was just returning to form after a right knee injury suffered in February at the world championships, needs just three more wins to match Austrian great Annemarie Moser-Proell’s record of 62 World Cup race victories.

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