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Lindsey Vonn Airlifted To Hospital Following Crash During Alpine Skiing World Championships [Video]

[UPDATE] – ACCORDING TO THE USA TODAY LINDSAY HAS TORN HER ACL.

Austrian ski federation president Peter Schroecksnadel said doctors told him that Vonn tore her cruciate and lateral ligaments.

Very scary news out of the Women’s Super-G on the opening day of the Alpine Skiing World Championships on Tuesday. American Lindsey Vonn suffered a very serious crash during one of her early runs and was down for quite a while as medics attended to her.

A helicopter had to be summoned to air-lift the four-times overall World Cup champion to hospital.

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