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Dec 3, 2013 6:46 PM by Jordan Mason

US Ski Team: Vonn cleared for downhill training

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) - The U.S. Ski Team says Lindsey Vonn has been cleared to begin World Cup downhill training.

Vonn is expected to start in Wednesday's first official training session at Lake Louise, where she has won 14 races, including three each of the past two years.

The team says that a decision on whether Vonn will return to competition for the first time since a crash at the world championships last February will be made after Thursday's training session.

The scheduled races at Lake Louise are downhills on Friday and Saturday, with a super-G on Sunday.

Vonn was working toward a return to racing last week at Beaver Creek, Colo., until wiping out during a training run on Nov. 19, and partially tearing a ligament in her surgically repaired right knee.

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