Lindsay Vonn Vs. Her Dogs and A Frisbee Results In a Gruesome Injury to Her Hand

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Lindsey Vonn was just out having a good time with her pooches when a fight over a frisbee resulted in a gruesome injury to her hand.

The star American skier required stitches in her right thumb after trying to break up a fight between her dogs the said Frisbee. Vonn took to Twitter Saturday to document the medical procedure. And warning, it's a little graphic.

“This is what I get,” Vonn said on her Instagram account, thanking U.S. ski team physician Dr. Randy Viola for stitching up her thumb.

Seemingly injury prone, Lindsey Vonn is also nursing a broken left ankle suffered in a crash during training three months ago, although she recently announced that she is race ready.

Other injuries on her list include a concussion that forced her to withdraw midway through the 2011 world championships. She also raced with a severely bruised shin at the 2010 Olympics and hurt her knee while training, missing a pair of races at the 2007 worlds. During the 2006 Olympics, Vonn took a scary fall while training but left the hospital to compete.

She's definitely one tough cookie.

Dog bite is fine (snapchat: @lindseyvonnski)

A video posted by Lindsey Vonn (@lindseyvonn) on

Vonn told The Associated Press that despite her injury to her thumb, she still plans to ski Sunday and will be fine for a World Cup giant slalom in Aspen, Colorado, at the end of the month.

Vonn has no ill-will towards her dogs, Leo and Bear. In fact, she adores them so much she created their own Instagram page, which depicts their life with the 31-year-old champion skier.

Despite injuries, Lindsey Vonn is the all-time winningest female World Cup racer with 67 victories, surpassing Annemarie Moser-Proell of Austria last season.

Pam Wright