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UPDATE: After being evaluated, Lindsey Vonn was released from a nearby hospital. According to U.S. Ski Team Medical Director Kyle Wilken, Vonn suffered a torn ACL and MCL in her right knee and a lateral tibial plateau fracture. She will be out for the remainder of this season, but is expected to return to racing for the 2013-14 Audi FIS World Cup season and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Skier Lindsey Vonn was taken to a hospital after crashing during the super-G event on opening day of the Alpine World Championships in Schladming, Austria, on Tuesday.
The Olympic gold medalist injured her right knee after she lost her ski following a tough landing and slid off course into a gate, according to reports.