Lindsey Vonn’s Horrendous Crash and Helicopter Rescue [Video + Photos]


Olympic Gold metalist and 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue model Lindsay Vonn has a bad crash while competing today in Austria.

She was airlifted off the mountain and is reporting:

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Lindsey Vonn crashed and apparently hurt her right knee during a super-G at the world championships Tuesday and was taken to a hospital by helicopter.

Austria’s ski federation president said doctors told him that Vonn tore her cruciate and lateral ligaments. Peter Schroecksnadel added that this is “the only injury she has, nothing besides this.”
The U.S. team gave no immediate update on Vonn’s condition but said it would release a statement later in the day.

This is the sixth straight major championship in which Vonn has been hit with injuries. This crash comes almost exactly one year before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Here are two videos of the crash and her being airlifted.

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