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Lindsey Vonn skis before crashing while competing in the Women's Super G event during the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships on Feb. 5, 2013 in Schladming, Austria.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

US Ski Team: Vonn Cleared For Downhill Training

Lindsey Vonn was cleared to get back on a World Cup course for downhill training, the latest step as she works to return from a right knee injury and get ready for the Sochi Olympics.

12/03/2013

Lindsey Vonn  (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Vonn Partially Tears Repaired Right Knee Ligament

Lindsey Vonn partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee in a training crash that at the very least puts her preparation for the Sochi Olympics on hold.

11/20/2013

Lindsey Vonn takes a downhill training run at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain on November 6, 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn Crashes While Prepping For Return To Racing

Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.

11/19/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images), Lindsey Vonn (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods Avoid Talk About Records

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods pretty much leave the race for records out of their relationship.

11/09/2013

Lindsey Vonn takes a downhill training run at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain on November 6, 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Training For Winter Olympics Starts In Colorado’s High Country

While the Winter Olympics are still more than three months away, the U.S. Alpine Ski Team has already started training at Copper Mountain.

11/08/2013

Lindsey Vonn takes a downhill training run at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain on November 6, 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Vonn Completes 1st Day Of Downhill Training

Lindsey Vonn eased into her first day of downhill training, holding back on her opening run just so she could get accustomed to cruising at that rate of speed again.

11/06/2013

Lindsey Vonn of US celebrates her victory on the podium of the women's Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill in Lake Louise on November 30, 2012. Vonn won ahead of Stacey Cook of the US and Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather who shared third place.    AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn Skis In Chile, Optimistic About Knee Rehab

Lindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away.

09/02/2013

Lindsey Vonn of US celebrates her victory on the podium of the women's Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill in Lake Louise on November 30, 2012. Vonn won ahead of Stacey Cook of the US and Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather who shared third place.    AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn Nearing Return To Snow

Lindsey Vonn dropped into a skier’s tuck as if she were trying to gain a little extra speed on a downhill course.

08/28/2013

A course at Beaver Creek (credit: CBS)

Beaver Creek Prepares To Host 2015 Women’s World Cup

The snow in the high country is good news for the ski resorts as many wrap up their season this weekend. But the offseason will be very busy at Beaver Creek as the resort prepares to host the 2015 World Championships for Alpine Skiing.

04/12/2013

Ryan Heckman of the USA in action during the Nordic combined team jump at the 1993 Nordic World Ski Championships in Sweden. (credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Technology Helping Colorado Athletes With Academics

Ryan Heckman didn’t wind down his Olympic skiing career in 1995 because of an injury, a disappointing finish or a lack of grit. At 21 years old, he stopped to pursue an education.

02/11/2012

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