Lindsey Vonn took her first super-G training runs since her Nov. 19 crash and, while she’s not sure about racing next week, is “encouraged” by her rehab.
Vonn skied in Vail, Colo., on Friday, a day after freeskiing in Vail with “no issues,” the U.S. Ski Team doctor said.
Vonn partially tore her right ACL in a training crash at Copper Mountain last week, the same knee she blew out at the World Championships in February.
Vonn told The Associated Press her knee is “a lot better than everyone expected.” The AP also asked Vonn about her readiness for races in Lake Louise, Alberta, next week.
“I’m not sure yet,” she said. “As it looks right now, yeah.”
The World Cup races in Lake Louise include downhills on Dec. 6-7 and a super-G on Dec. 8.
U.S. Ski Team depth on display in Beaver Creek, Lake Louise
Michael Phelps said Thursday that he had to keep his June marriage to Nicole Johnson “hush-hush.”
Phelps and Johnson, who got engaged in February 2015, were married June 13, though Phelps had been saying all summer and into the fall that they were not yet married.
“You guys probably already saw the article that was posted [about the marriage],” Phelps said, widening his eyes and sticking the tip of his tongue out while golfing shirtless with former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. “I’ve been married for a while, been married for while, couple months. I had to keep it secret from y’all. I had to keep it hush-hush from you guys. Nicole and I are married. We are officially married.”
Phelps and Johnson welcomed baby boy Boomer on May 5.
“Why is it a secret? Just because. … Baby No. 2 may be coming soon, who knows though,” Phelps said.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former gymnast on the U.S. women’s national team is the latest athlete to accuse a longtime team doctor of sexual abuse.
But she’s the first to allege renowned husband-and-wife coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi knew about the abuse and did nothing to stop it.
The lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles contends Dr. Larry Nassar repeatedly sexually abused the now-24-year-old gymnast when she was on the team from 2006 to 2011.
It says the Karolyis, and the current and former presidents of USA Gymnastics knew of molestations committed by Nassar before and during his employment, “yet chose to allow him to remain unsupervised,” allowing further abuse.
Nassar’s lawyer and the Karolyis didn’t respond to messages Thursday. Nassar’s lawyer has previously denied abuse allegations by two other gymnasts.
USA Gymnastics is also named in the suit. The Indiana-based governing body denies wrongdoing.
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