Comeback kids: U.S. skiers healthy and ready to race

15th January, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in 2015 magazine. Vail/Beaver Creek hosts the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Feb. 2-15. VAIL — U.S. Ski Team member Tommy Ford’s season-defining injury didn’t happen on the racecourse. Instead, he was out enjoying some new terrain in France during January 2013, just like any other skier, when he took a huge jump and crashed into some rocks and trees. The resulting injury — a broken femur — cost him the next two seasons. Doctors put a rod in his leg, and nearly a year later, he had to have another extensive surgery …

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