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McKennis Off Crutches and Ramping Up

By U.S. Ski & Snowboard
June, 17 2013

PARK CITY, UT (June 14)  - Alice McKennis (Glenwood Springs, CO) knows what it takes to come back from a serious injury; she's done it before.

Less than two months after her first career World Cup win in St. Anton, the 23-year-old crashed in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, shattering her tibial plateau and fracturing her tibia. Although McKennis successfully rehabilitated a similar injury in 2011 and went on to achieve career-best results, this go-round is proving quite a bit more "severe," said the downhiller who has been off crutches for a couple weeks.

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