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Lindsey Vonn: I'm Skipping Olympics

Lindsey Vonn: I'm Skipping Olympics
Posted Tuesday, January 7th 2014 @ 9am  by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Turns out that February crash will sideline Lindsey Vonn for the Sochi Olympics after all, despite her promises to the contrary and a successful surgery. "I am devastated to announce that I will not be able to compete in Sochi," Vonn wrote on Facebook today. "I did everything I possibly could to somehow get strong enough to overcome having no ACL but the reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level." She's having another surgery soon and expects to be ready for the World Championships next February.

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