Lindsey Vonn suffered a back injury at a World Cup event in Switzerland on Saturday, forcing her to withdraw from Sunday’s events.
On Saturday, Vonn finished her super-G run in obvious pain, almost a full second behind the then-leader, and slumped to the snow.
Vonn later tweeted she had an “acute facet (spinal joint) dysfunction. I got compressed on the 6th gate and my back seized up.”
Vonn tweeted on Sunday, “I am extremely disappointed, but my biggest goal this season is the Olympics and I need to take care of myself now so I can be ready for next week, and more importantly, for February.”
Vonn’s injury comes just two days after she made a statement that she would not visit the Whitehouse with Trump as President.