Lindsey Vonn (USA), crowned world champion in the discipline in Val d'Isere four years ago, tumbled down the Streciher piste and seriously hurt her right knee in a Super-G race taking place nearly four hours behind

By KELLEY McMILLAN. Published: February 6, 2013. SCHLADMING, Austria — One day after Lindsey Vonn's season-ending crash, she said she planned to come back better than ever for the 2013-14 World Cup season.

SCHLADMING, Austria — The Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn, whose record-breaking ski racing career has frequently mixed stirring triumph with frightening spills, tore two knee ligaments in a tumbling crash Tuesday and will need reconstructive surgery.

On the run before Lindsey Vonn's horrific crash at the world championships, current World Cup leader Tina Maze made it cleanly down the course, finishing with a time that would eventually win the competition. Maze watched from the bottom of the hill

The reaction by fellow athletes to the harrowing crash that injured star skier Lindsey Vonn on Tuesday illustrated both sides of the growing safety issue in action sports. The athletes know it's dangerous, but that is part of the