Lindsey Vonn crashes in super-G at world championships

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Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious crash in the women's super -G at the alpine skiing world championships in Austria, reports USA Today.

The crash occurred after a jump during the opening race of the world championships. Vonn landed on the side of her ski, flipped over and crashed into a gate. She was airlifted off the slopes after being treated by medics on the ground.

A video of the crash is here:

And her helicopter rescue is shown in this clip:

According to Charles Robinson from Yahoo! Sports, Vonn suffered ACL and MCL tears to her right knee: