Bad news for Anna Gasser. Austria's snowboard ace falls on Thursday at the Slopestyle World Cup in Laax in a fall a hairline fracture in the right inner malleolus and a bone bruise on the talus.
The ÖSV announced after the MR examination in the private clinic Hochrum. An operative procedure is not required, Gasser will wear a splint on the right ankle in the coming days and will also be intensely physiotherapeutically treated.
The Carinthian woman has to renounce her participation in the X-Games in Aspen (USA) next week, In addition, there is a question mark behind the start at the World Championships in Park City (USA / 31 January to 10 February).
Gasser: "Could have been worse too"
Gasser crashed in Laax in the first semi-final on the last jump
"In training today all the jumps worked well and headwinds started at the start of the semi-final I just got over it on the second kicker, but on the third I was unfortunately too short and I crashed into the area in front of the landing zone, which could have been worse – the time for such an injury so close to the X-Games and the World Cup is the worst possible, "says Gasser.
The 27-year-old had already injured her two knuckles in the previous year after her Olympic victory in the Big Air. First, she tore the syndesmosis ligament in her right ankle during training at Kreischberg, followed by an internal ligament tear in the left ankle in May at the X Games in Oslo.
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