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Her knee shredded, Lindsey Vonn done for season

Updated: February 5, 2013, 7:05 PM ET
Associated Press

SCHLADMING, Austria -- All it took was a moment. Lindsey Vonn landed hard and tumbled face first with a piercing shriek.

Just like that, the star American skier was on the ground with two torn ligaments in her right knee and a broken bone in her lower leg.

The cascading fall down the slope during the super-G at the world championships Tuesday knocked out the four-time World Cup champion for the rest of the season, the latest and most serious in a string of injuries for Vonn at skiing's ...

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