Lindsey Vonn breaks her arm while training on the slopes

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SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — Skiing champion Lindsey Vonn was recovering Friday from surgery to repair a broken arm. She said she crashed while training at Copper Mountain on Thursday.

She took to social media to update her fans after reports surfaced about her accident. Vonn wrote on Twitter “the rumors are true.”

“Yesterday started off well but ended badly,” she wrote on Instagram Friday.

Vonn lives in Vail. She has won four overall World Cup titles. She is one of two women who have achieved that accomplishment.