Lindsay Vonn’s leg looks “not very good.” And those are her words. The Olympic skier posted a photo of her leg to Instagram this weekend to show her fans the extent of her injuries.
And, in my words, it’s “not very good.”
Vonn’s leg is covered in bruises, cuts, bandages and scars. The 28-year-old world champion skier tore her anterior-cruciate and her medial-collateral knee ligaments. She also broke a bone in her lower leg and won’t be racing for the rest of the season.
Of course, it isn’t all bad news for Vonn. The skier, who joked that it would be a “long skirt summer,” underwent successful surgery last week. She is currently at home in Vail recovering with her family.
Vonn wrote on Facebook:
“Success! Surgery went very well yesterday and I’m recovering at home in Vail with my family. I want to sincerely thank everyone for their well wishes these last few days. It’s going to be a long and hard road back but I will be back!!”
Here’s Lindsey Vonn’s leg photo.
Vonn may be laid up for the next few weeks but she’s still training for her return to the mountain. Vonn posted this photo with the caption “When you fall you get back up.”
Are you a fan of Lindsey Vonn? What do you think of her leg photo? Do you think she’ll be able to return at top form?
Here’s the video of her crash at the World Championships in Austria from earlier this month.