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US ski star Vonn out of season-opening race

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US ski queen Lindsey Vonn said Wednesday she will not compete in the season's opening race this weekend in Austria, as she continues her path to recovery after a horror crash in February. 

File picture shows Lindsey Vonn of the US competing during the women's Super-G event at the 2013 Ski World Championships in Schladming, Austria on February 5, 2013

"My training camp in Soelden went very well and I made great progress but I feel that I need more training before I start racing again, which means the Soelden race is not in the cards this year," the Olympic downhill champion said on her website.

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