Ski champ Vonn injured during downhill training, being evaluated

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn attend the game between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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Lindsey Vonn attends the Broncos-Chiefs game in Denver with boyfriend Tiger Woods on Sunday.

American Olympic skiing star Lindsey Vonn reportedly injured her knee while training downhill Tuesday morning at the Colorado ski resort of Copper Mountain.

Ski Racing magazine first reported the accident on its website and provided few details beyond a U.S. Ski Team’s representative confirming the crash and disclosing that she will immediately undergo imaging tests on one of her knees.

Lindsey Vonn suffers severe injuries during crash at the World Championships in Schladming.

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Lindsey Vonn suffers severe injuries during crash at the World Championships in Schladming.

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The news comes less than three months after Vonn, the reigning Olympic downhill champion, returned to snow following a serious knee injury in February.

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Vonn, the most decorated American ski racer of all time, was training hard in Colorado in recent weeks in preparation for a long competition season that peaks with February’s Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.


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