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Photos from Lindsey Vonn’s ‘scary’ crash at Alpine Worlds

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When Lindsey Vonn’s ‘scary’ crash happened at the Alpine World Championships in Austria, it was a sight that’s familiar to most skies. But that doesn’t make it any less shocking.

Tina Maze, who eventually won Tuesday’s super-G, saw Vonn’s fall from the bottom of the slope. This was her reaction.

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(Photo credit: Kerstin Joensson /AP)

Vonn’s sister, Laura Kildow, also saw it from below.

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(Photo credit: Kerstin Joensson /AP)

Vonn would later be airlifted to the hospital.

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(Photo credit: Olivier Morin / Getty)

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Per Alex Goldberger of NBC, doctors confirmed a significant ligament injury that will require surgery.

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky big winners at Team USA Awards

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky
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Swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky were named the Male and Female Athletes of the Olympic Games at the Team USA Awards, which took place Wednesday evening at Georgetown University’s McDonough Arena in Washington, D.C.

Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, claimed six medals in Rio to increase his Olympic medal total to 28.

Ledecky broke two world records on her way to winning four golds and one silver in Rio.

Other winners included:

Team of the Olympic Games: Final Five (women’s gymnastics)

Female Athlete of the Paralympic Games: Tatyana McFadden (track and field)

Male Athlete of the Paralympic Games: Brad Snyder (swimming)

Team of the Paralympic Games: Women’s sitting volleyball

The show will air on NBCSN on Oct. 4 from 10-11 p.m. ET.

MORE: Best photos from red carpet of the Team USA Awards

Best photos from red carpet of the Team USA Awards

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Swimmers Allison Schmitt and Elizabeth Beisel hosted the Team USA Awards Red Carpet Show live on Facebook from Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

The show will air on NBCSN on Oct. 4 from 10-11 p.m. ET.

In the meantime, here are photos from the red carpet:

400 free gold medalists 🏅 #teamusaindc @usaswimming @kledecky

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