Ski champion Lindsey Vonn airlifted after crashing in race. Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday after she crashed during the opening day super G at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Austria, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association said. The American suffered a "complex knee injury," according to the hospital where she was taken. Her injuries are not life-threatening, a hospital spokesman said. Vonn was immediately attended to by race medical officials in Schladming, Austria, before being transported to the hospital, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association said in a statement on its website. Vonn, 28, won the downhill gold in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and is a four-time overall Alpine Ski World Cup champion. SCHLADMING, Austria — The American skiing star Lindsey Vonn crashed during the super-G race at the world championships Tuesday and was evacuated by helicopter to a hospital. Skiing Downhill With Lindsey Vonn. After fog delayed the race for more than three hours, Vonn was leading in the top split of the race. She crashed after launching off a jump midway down the track. She was catapulted about 500 feet down the course and became unbalanced off the jump. When she landed, she caught an odd angle with her right leg, putting too much pressure on her outside ski and causing the crash. Her serviceman Heinz Hammerle said he believed Vonn sustained an injury to her right knee. Her sister Laura told NBC that Vonn would need surgery. Vonn had won 18 of the last World Cup 28 super-G races. Tina Maze of Slovenia, the World Cup overall leader, won the race. Lara Gut of Switzerland placed second and Julia Mancuso of the United States placed third. Vonn returned to racing in January after missing nearly a month of the season as she recovered from an intestinal illness.
5.2.2013 HD Full first round run by Lindsey Vonn ending in a terrible crash! unseen footage, must see!
LINDSEY VONN Sturz ""1080p HD live ""ORF Schladming - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP- SUPER G-- WINNER TINA MAZE
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Gute Besserung Lindsey !!
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