What Achilles’ heel? Svindal looking great

What Achilles’ heel? Svindal looking great
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — The way Aksel Lund Svindal skied at the World Championships super-G, it was hard to believe that the downhill champ and Olympic medalist had recently been off the snow for three months.Svindal, who tore his Achilles’ tendon in October while kicking a soccer ball around, was not expected to return to competition in time for the FIS World Alpine Ski Championships, much less post a time in the top 10. He skied to a sixth-place finish in Thursday’s technical super-G, just 13 hundredths of a second short of a podium spot.According to the Norwegian, he returned to …

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