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Vonn to have surgery in US next week after crash

Updated: February 6, 2013, 12:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SCHLADMING, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn will head home for surgery in Colorado next week after tearing two ligaments in her right knee and breaking a bone in her lower leg in a crash at the world championships.

Vonn said Wednesday that she plans to compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, which start in 12 months. She was released from the hospital late Tuesday and returned to the team hotel.

"I am grateful to my fans for the outpouring of support, which has really helped me stay positive," ...

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