'Never give up': Lindsey Vonn reveals she badly fractured arm from crash during training... and even shares x-ray of gruesome injury 

Lindsey Vonn revealed she had surgery after breaking her arm during training.

The 32-year-old took to her Instagram on Friday to announce that she had fractured her humerus as a result of a crash in Copper Mountain, Colorado.

She even shared two x-rays of the gruesome injury as one appeared to be a 3D rendering of the actual break and the other featured a metal rod to stabilize the long bone in the upper arm.

'Never give up': Lindsey Vonn took to Instagram on Friday to share x-rays of her broken humerus

Ouch: The 32-year-old professional athlete - pictured last month in Los Angeles - revealed she had surgery after breaking her arm during training

The gold medalist posted the snap with a lengthy caption which began: 'Yesterday started off well but ended badly.

'I crashed while training in Copper and badly fractured my humerus. I had surgery in Vail last night and everyone took great care of me. 

I will work my hardest to be back on the slopes as soon as I can, as I always do. Thanks for all of your continued support [heart emoji] #NeverGiveUp.'

It has been a rough year for Lindsey as she has spent much of it trying to make a return from injury.

Doing what she does best: Lindsey - pictured during a race in Germany back in February - revealed the injury occured during a crash in Copper Mountain, Colorado

She had suffered three significant breaks near her knee joint in a super-G crash in Andorra back in February. 

There was hope that she would be fully recovered for next month's races in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada.

Lindsey always makes sure she is in tip-top shape and proudly put that on display just a week prior as she was spotted during an outing in Los Angeles.

She showed off her hard-earned abs as she stopped by new West Hollywood hotspot Catch LA.

The four-time overall World Cup champion, who sported a cropped, beige turtleneck, looked to be in good spirits for the outing 

Top of the crops! Just last week Lindsey showed off her sculpted stomach as she was spotted leaving Catch LA

Look the bomb in Lindsay's jacket by Daniel Patrick

Lindsay Vonn was spotted out in LA showing off her strong is sexy body in a cropped top and bomber jacket by Daniel Patrick.

Everyone from Khloe Kardashian, to Iggy Azalea, has been spotted in a bomber jacket this season, before so you'll be in good company if you want to get Lindsay's jacket for yourself. It's currently available at the designer's website, so click right now to snap it up.

If you can't splash the cash, there's some great bomber styles on the high-street that are perfect for getting the look. Try one from Forever 21, River Island, or Boohoo and then team with some leather skinnies to complete the look!


Meanwhile, Lindsey was recently named one of People's 25 Women Changing the World for her Lindsey Vonn Foundation. 

The foundation reaches girls through camps, scholarships, speaker series, and educational programs.

'I want to empower young girls and inspire them in as many ways as we can,' she said, adding: 'We try and help them gain confidence and pursue dreams even when people tell them they can’t.'

The outreach is very important work for the Olympian, who shared: 'While I want to be known as the greatest skier of all time, I also want my legacy to be about giving back as much as I can.' 

Role model: Lindsey - pictured in Illinois last month - was recently named one of People's 25 Women Changing the World for her Lindsey Vonn Foundation

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