Lindsey Vonn is on the mend.
Just three days after the downhill skier sustained injuries during a training run at Copper Mountain in Colorado, the doctor tending to the Olympic gold medalist says the 29-year-old athlete is "progressing well."
A quote sent to E! News by Vonn's publicist on Dr. Sterett's behalf, states, "Lindsey is recovering very quickly from abrasions to her face and contusions to her shoulder blade. Beyond that, she has a stable knee with an MRI finding of a partial tear of her ACL graft. With therapy, she is progressing well while not losing any of the strength she worked so hard to achieve."
Vonn was supposed to make her racing comeback at the upcoming 2013 FIS Beaver Creek World Cup, but her publicist says, "While her rehab is progressing, she is not at a point where she will be able to ski next week and is unfortunately withdrawing from the race at Beaver Creek. She will continue to do therapy with the hope of racing in Lake Louise."
The publicist added that "Lindsey is extremely appreciative of the outpouring of support and good wishes."
Prior to the accident, Vonn had said she was hoping to be in top form by the start of 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February so that she could defend her downhill title and improve on her bronze finish in the super-G.
—Reporting by Lindsay Good