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Skier Lindsey Vonn airlifted after crash

Published by EOTM News Editor on February 5th, 2013 - in Breaking News, EOTM Sports News, Sports News, World News

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Skier Lindsey Vonn was airlifted off a mountain in Austria after crashing during the women’s Super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships.

Vonn lost balance on her right leg while landing after a jump. Her ski came off and she slid off course hitting a gate before coming to a standstill.

Vonn is lifted to the chopper. (Hand Klaus Techt / APA)

The four-time overall World Cup champion was treated on the slope for 12 minutes before being airlifted, according to the Associated Press.

According to CNN Vonn has suffered a “complex knee injury.”

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