Lindsey Vonn Tears ACL, MCL in Brutal CrashBy Rocky Thompson on February 6th, 2013
While skiing in a super-G comp in Schladming, Austria, Lindsey Vonn suffered a devastating knee injury. She was helicoptered off the course and it was later announced that she’d torn her ACL and MCL and would undergo surgery. She says she’ll be back and competing before the 2014 Olympics. A typical ACL injury may take six months to heal after surgery, though there’s wide variance. Considering her fitness levels and access to topflight healthcare and rehab, we’ll hope to see her back in form in 2013.