Vonn derailed by equipment, course, knee

Vonn derailed by equipment, course, knee
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Lindsey Vonn said earlier in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships that she was banking on a “slim chance” of winning a medal in the alpine combined event, but in the end, the speed star was unable to pull off the feat.Vonn, 30, had equipment troubles early on and was suffering from a sore knee, something she attributed to the icy Raptor downhill course. In the slalom run — a discipline in which she does not train — she was disqualified after straddling a gate midway through the course.A disappointing ChampionshipsVonn struggled through her downhill run, in …

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