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Lindsey Vonn Broke Her Arm During a Training Crash On Thursday

Gold medalist alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn suffered a severe fracture to her humerus after crashing on a training run.

Just weeks into the current ski season, Lindsey Vonn is out indefinitely after sustaining an arm fracture while on a training run on Copper Mountain in Colorado.

She announced the news on Facebook Friday:

"I had successful surgery last night in Vail and everyone took great care of me," the 32-year-old American wrote. "While I am beyond frustrated by this latest setback, at least my knees are OK and I will return to the slopes as soon as possible, as I always do! Thank you for the continued support, it means so much to me."

Vonn also posted on Instagram and Twitter to let her fans know she'd be back:

32-year-old Vonn has been faced with several serious injuries throughout her successful career. She partially tore her right ACL in November 2013, missing the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and suffered a season-ending knee fracture this past March.

[CNN]