The World Ski Championships got off to the worst possible start on Tuesday when US star Lindsey Vonn suffered a heavy crash during the opening race that put an end to her season.
Lindsey Vonn is airlifted away after a fall in the World Championships women's Super-G in Schladming on Tuesday. The World Ski Championships got off to the worst possible start when the US star suffered a heavy crash during the opening race of the two-week event.
The 28-year-old media starlet, one of global sport's most recognisable and marketable female figures, landed on the side of her ski after a jump during the opening super-G race here, and flipped over before crashing into a safety gate.
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