Lindsey Vonn was released from the hospital late yesterday and has returned to her hotel. Vonn will head home to Vail, CO next week to undergo surgery after tearing two ligaments in her right knee and breaking a bone in her lower leg in yesterday’s crash.
Vonn said today that she is planning on competing in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, which is just about a year away.
“First off I want to say thank you to the amazing medical staff that cared for me. I plan on returning to Vail as soon as I can to have the necessary surgeries. I am also grateful to my fans for the the outpouring of support, which has really helped me stay positive. I can assure you that I will work as hard as humanly possible to be ready to represent my country next year in Sochi,” Vonn said in a statement released by her publicist.
Good luck with the surgeries and get well soon!