2-time WCup champion Anna Veith back on skis after year out

SPITTAL AN DER DRAU, Austria (AP) Olympic super-G champion Anna Veith has returned to skiing for the first time since a knee injury forced her to miss last season.

Competing under her maiden name Fenninger until she was married in April, the two-time overall World Cup champion from Austria posted on Facebook a video of her skiing on the Moelltaler glacier.

Veith says on Friday, ''After too many days without skiing I'm back on snow and it's so awesome! I just love to ski again. I know it is still far from racing and it is quite a long way to go.''

A winner of eight medals at Olympics and world championships, Veith tore ligaments in a fall during practice in October, three days before the Alpine skiing circuit started.

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