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Lindsey Vonn posts video of own 'pretty scary crash' on Facebook

February 3, 2011 |  9:05 am

Vonn_400 Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn posted a video of herself crashing, hitting her head on the slope and lying motionless in the snow (complete with two slow-motion videos) on her Facebook page on Wednesday.

The three-time overall World Cup champion also reassured fans and followers that she has "no major injuries" after the "pretty scary crash," which occurred during a training run in Austria six days before the start of the world championships.

She wrote: "I had a pretty scary crash today training GS in Hintereit, Austria. I hit my head pretty hard and had to go to the hospital to get a CT scan. Luckily the scan showed no major injuries! I will be very sore tomorrow but should be fine in a few days. I will have to see how I feel and play it by ear for the upcoming races ..."

Since Vonn herself posted the video and now that we know she's OK, it doesn't seem too inappropriate to point out that it's a pretty spectacular video.

-- Chuck Schilken

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