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McKennis of US breaks shinbone in downhill crash

Updated: March 2, 2013, 8:37 AM ET
Associated Press

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- American skier Alice McKennis has broken a bone in her right leg after crashing during a World Cup downhill race in Germany.

McKennis received treatment on the slope and was evacuated by helicopter to a hospital and diagnosed with a fracture in the upper shinbone.

Kyle Wilkens, the medical director for the U.S. ski team, said in a statement that McKennis fractured her "right tibial plateau" and she is "stable and will undergo further evaluation to ...

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