Photos: Lindsey Vonn announces she won't compete in Olympics

In the headline of a November post, we asked a simple question: Could Lindsey Vonn's latest injury keep her out of the 2014 Olympics?

The answer, posted moments ago on Vonn's Facebook page, is yes.

Look below for Vail-based Vonn's complete statement, followed by our earlier coverage of the knee injury that will keep one of America's best hopes for gold at next month's games in Sochi, Russia, off the slopes.

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