Ha detto addio al suo più grande amore, quello per lo sci, anticipatamente. Ad Are è stata la sua ultima discesa da professionista, anche quella però fu a rischio. Dopo la gara di Cortina infatti il dolore era già troppo forte, il suo fisico ha inizio a “chiederle il conto” ma ha stretto i denti. 

Adesso il nuovo capitolo della sua vita, così come lo ha chiamato lei, è iniziato ma qualcosa ancora non è cambiato. Nuova operazione al ginocchio per Lindsey Vonn che sui social ha postato ogni fase del suo intervento chirurgico, spiegandolo anche in termini medici e scherzando nei commenti: “Chiamatemi dottoressa Vonn”. 

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⚠️Warning if you don’t like the sight of blood don’t swipe right!⚠️ But here’s the scoop…when I crashed this past November I completely tore my LCL (lateral collateral ligament) also known as the FCL. Obviously skiing with a brace this season didn’t go as well as I had hoped. I was waiting to have surgery because I had obligations, such as my fundraiser for my foundation and I didn’t want to let anyone down. So yesterday was a great day for surgery. Unfortunately since I put off surgery I had more damage than expected. I had an additional meniscus tear and needed chondroplasty of my knee cap. Thank you to Dr. LaPrade and the staff at the Steadman clinic for taking such good care of me as always. Medical terms of what I had done-Lcl reconstruction, Lateral meniscectomy, chondroplasty and peroneal nerve neurolysis. ?‍⚕️ call me Dr Vonn ?

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Ma prima di imboccare nuovamente la strada della sala operatoria e della riabilitazione già iniziata, Lindsey Vonn ha partecipato ad un evento organizzato dalla sua fondazione – la Lindsey Vonn Foundation. Gestita dalla sorella della sciatrice, Laura, la LVF raccoglie fondi da destinare a giovani ragazze affinché riescano a raggiungere il proprio sogno, a livello scolastico e come atlete. Solo l’anno scorso sono stati raccolti dalla sua fondazione poco più di 80 mila euro che hanno permesso l’erogazione di 30 borse di studio.

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One of the main reasons I delayed my surgery was so that I could be present and active at my @lindseyvonnfoundation fundraiser last week. Being able to help build kids’ confidence and empower them to follow their dreams has been the most fulfilling part of my skiing career to date. One of our scholarship recipients, Caroline, was in attendance and seeing her smile and her emotions when we brought her up on stage inspired me beyond words. Seeing Caroline just confirms to me even more that we are making an impact and it motivates me to keep pushing forward. I want to thank everyone who attended our fundraiser, everyone who helped organize the event and everyone who donated. I can’t thank you enough?? Because of you we can continue to inspire the next generation! Thank you #chaseink @redbull @ferraritrento @underarmour @gobelladesign @amoragroup @jordankahnorchestra @twoelkstudios @fourseasons @brokencompassbrewing @jonnymoseley Reid Phillips @therock @hofmannexperience @alexbunttraining @djnatenelson @psavglobal @ckaceego @elysiumwedding 80’s prom theme was a success and a darn good time! Can’t wait for next year! Let me know your ideas on next year’s theme on my foundation page ??❤️

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