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Lindsey Vonn crashes out on a training run ahead of the World Cup women's downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
Lindsey Vonn crashes out on a training run ahead of the World Cup women's downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

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As the FIS World Cup skiing season gets back underway, Alpine Edge looks at the injury risks facing athletes in this high-speed, adrenaline-fueled sport.