February 18, 2010 11:45 AM PST
Whistler, BC – Canadian Olympic Alpine Ski team member Georgia Simmerling missed competition this morning at Whistler mountain due to a shin injury suffered in warm up. This is Simmerling’s second “Did Not Start” in two days after being pulled from the Ladie’s Downhill yesterday morning. There was hesitation for Georgia to compete in the Ladie’s downhill due to the treacherous nature of the course, and the lack of training runs afforded to female skiers in the days preceding the start of competition.
This mornings injury is not serious and Simmerling is hopeful to compete in the Ladie’s Super G, taking place this Saturday, February 20th.
Georgia thanks the continued support of her sponsors.
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