Double Olympic bronze medalist ski racer, Austrian Elisabeth Goergl partially tore the medial collateral ligament in her left knee last Saturday (Dec. 4). She sustained the injury while performing an acrobatic move to save a near fall during a World Cup downhill in Lake Louise, Canada. She finished She didn’t compete in the next day’s super G.
After X-Rays were taken, doctors decided that surgery was not necessary. Goergl should be able to race again after three weeks of physical therapy.