Distraught Lindsey Vonn in tears as US team-mate Jacqueline Wiles is airlifted to hospital after sickening crash

TOP US skier Lindsey Vonn was left in tears as she watched team-mate Jacqueline Wiles being airlifted to hospital after a horror crash on the slopes.

Wiles is out of this month's Winter Olympics after sustaining leg accidents in a crash throughout a World Cup downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany on Saturday.

 Lindsey Vonn was left in tears after she watched US team-mate Jacqueline Wiles crash out

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Lindsey Vonn was left in tears after she watched US team-mate Jacqueline Wiles crash out
 Jacqueline Wiles crashed out of the World Cup skiing event in Germany

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Jacqueline Wiles crashed out of the World Cup snowboarding occasion in Germany
 The American skier was then airlifted by ambulance to hospital in distressing scenes

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The American skier was then airlifted by ambulance to hospital in distressing scenes

The 25-yr-previous fractured her left fibula and tibia and suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament, in accordance to German media studies.

Extremely regardless of being visibly shaken by her team-mate's accident, Vonn went on to win the race.

However the 33-yr-previous stated she couldn’t take pleasure in her milestone victory understanding her team-mate Wiles was badly injured.

She stated: "It was actually onerous to be completely satisfied and to have fun with Jackie in hospital."

 Lindsey Vonn was visibly shaken after watching her team-mate crash out

Lindsey Vonn was visibly shaken after watching her team-mate crash out
 Lindsey Vonn, who went on to win the event, was then left with her head in her hands

Lindsey Vonn, who went on to win the occasion, was then left together with her head in her palms

The pair are shut after Vonn stepped in when Wiles threatened to depart the US ski workforce in the 2015/sixteen season due to a scarcity of funding.

Vonn named Wiles as an envoy for the Lindsey Vonn Basis and has been mentoring the 25-yr-previous.

Wiles has twice been on the World Cup podium in her profession, the final time being a fortnight in the past at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Luke Bodensteiner, US Ski & Snowboard Chief of Sport, stated in a press release: "We’re all extraordinarily disillusioned that Jackie suffered this damage so shut to the Video games.

 This was the moment Jacqueline Wiles lost her balance and hurtled down the ski slope

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This was the second Jacqueline Wiles misplaced her stability and hurtled down the ski slope
 The US skier was left in agony on the snow after breaking her leg in two places

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The US skier was left in agony on the snow after breaking her leg in two locations
 The injured skier was then put on a stretcher and lifted into the air ambulance

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The injured skier was then placed on a stretcher and lifted into the air ambulance

"Its an enormous loss to our alpine ski staff, particularly after her very robust outcomes this season."

Wiles, who competed in the downhill on the Sochi Video games, completed third in the downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy final month.

A choice on whether or not Wiles will probably be changed in the US squad had but to be made, the assertion stated.

The Olympics run from February 9-25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

 The American skier was looking good down the slopes before the horror crash

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The American skier was wanting good down the slopes earlier than the horror crash
 Jacqueline Wiles was left slumped on the snow after crashing out of the downhill event

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Jacqueline Wiles was left slumped on the snow after crashing out of the downhill occasion
 Officials tried to get Wiles to her feet, despite the fact that she had broken her leg in two places

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Officers tried to get Wiles to her ft, even if she had damaged her leg in two locations
 After being put onto a stretcher, the 22-year-old was taken by air ambulance to hospital

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After being put onto a stretcher, the 22-yr-previous was taken by air ambulance to hospital

TOP US skier Lindsey Vonn was left in tears as she watched team-mate Jacqueline Wiles being airlifted to hospital after a horror crash on the slopes.