Fenninger to miss World Cup season after tearing ligaments

Fenninger to miss World Cup season after tearing ligaments
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By By ERIC WILLEMSEN
Associated Pr

SOELDEN, Austria — Two-time overall champion Anna Fenninger will miss the entire World Cup season after seriously damaging her right knee during a training crash Wednesday, three days before the Alpine skiing circuit starts. The Austrian skier underwent surgery after tearing ligaments in a fall during a giant slalom run. The 26-year-old Fenninger was transported by helicopter to a clinic in nearby Innsbruck after the incident. “The operation went well,” said Austrian team doctor Christian Hoser, adding that Fenninger will need between nine and 12 months of recovery before getting back on skis. “It’s a very serious injury, but not …

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