Mar 12, 2011 2:24 PM by AP

Aspen legend Klaus Obermeyer hurt skiing at age 91

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Ninety-one-year-old Klaus Obermeyer, an Aspen ski legend and founder of the Sport Obermeyer ski clothing company, is recovering from a broken leg he suffered in a skiing accident.

Obermeyer was injured Wednesday at the Buttermilk ski mountain.

He told the Aspen Daily News he's feeling some discomfort but no pain. He also says he's looking forward to skiing again when he heals.

Obermeyer was born in Germany and moved to Aspen in 1947.
Information from: Aspen Daily News,

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