Sports Now

Sports news from Los Angeles and beyond

« Previous Post | Sports Now Home | Next Post »

U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn out of Thursday's giant slalom

Lindsey Vonn American Lindsey Vonn, winner of the super-G and Monday's downhill at the world championships in France, is out of tomorrow's giant slalom, the U.S. ski team announced.

Vonn had surgery Tuesday to repair an injury to her right thumb and will have more treatment on that thumb in order to be better prepared for Saturday's slalom.

Giant slalom is the weakest event for Vonn, who never has made a World Cup podium in the discipline.

-- Philip Hersh

Photo: Lindsey Vonn, post surgery. Credit: Kerstin Joensson / Associated Press

Comments  ()


Recommended on Facebook


In Case You Missed It...


About the Reporters
Sports Now is written by the entire Sports department of the L.A. Times.

Tweets and retweets from L.A. Times staff writers.



Bleacher Report | Los Angeles

Reader contributions from Times partner Bleacher Report

More on Bleacher Report »

Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: