American skier Lindsey Vonn skips final training run but intends to race Friday

Lindsey Vonn, of the USA, reacts in the finish area following her training run at the women's World Cup downhill ski event in Lake Louise, Alta., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - American Lindsey Vonn skipped the final training run for a women's World Cup downhill ski event but intends to race Friday.

Vonn has won a record 14 World Cup races at Lake Louise but arrived with a troublesome right knee that she re-injured in training two weeks ago.

Vonn was 22nd in the first training run Wednesday.

The downhill Friday would be her first race of the season.


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