Alice Merryweather: Horror Accident! Broken bones instead of a ski comeback

This crash must have really hurt!

The American ski star Alice Merryweather (24) had a serious accident in Saas Fee (Switzerland): During a training session at the weekend, Merryweather broke his left tibia and fibula and scraped his whole face with blood. Her knee was also injured – and now worries the athlete.

“We are waiting for more clarity about the extent of the damage to my knee. I’ve already had a successful leg operation here in Switzerland, ”wrote the speed skier in an Instagram post from her bedside. On the social media platform, she also shared pictures of her injuries, which give an idea of ​​the extent of the horror accident.

Warning, not for the faint of heart!

Merryweather’s leg was broken and had already been operated onPhoto: @ aliweather_ / Instagram

The ski star has abrasions all over his face, but can still smile

The ski star has abrasions all over his face, but can still smilePhoto: @ aliweather_ / Instagram

Merryweather was actually planning her comeback

In the last ski season Merryweather had to sit out because of eating disorders. She has now successfully fought her problems and actually wants to really get started again. Now it’s a clinic instead of a comeback …

Alice Merryweather is nevertheless optimistic: “If I can rewire my brain, I can also heal bones and connective tissue.”

Alice Merryweather in the 2019 ski season

Alice Merryweather in the 2019 ski seasonPhoto: USA TODAY Sports

Her colleagues cheered Merryweather on Instagram. “Looks just like my leg. If I can get through there, you can do it too. Call me for tips and tricks, ”wrote the Norwegian ski racer Kajsa Vickhoff Lie (23).

The US ski team also contacted Alice: “Your strength is from another world, Alice. So much love and so many healing vibes. You have overcome so much in the past twelve months. Look how far you’ve come We believe in you!”


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