Early Tuesday morning, two-time Olympic medalist Lindsay Vonn (29) announced that she would not be participating in this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia.

Vonn initially suffered the injury in a crash at the World Ski Championships in Austria. Following the injury, she underwent surgery to repair her ACL and MCL ligaments in her knee. It looked like she might be able to participate in the Olympics and be fully recovered in time, however she re-aggravated the injury in a November training crash.

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