Back on the slopes

New Castle's Alice McKennis returns to skiing quicker than expected after broken leg

Alice McKennis celebrates in January after winning her first career World Cup downhill race in St. Anton, Austria. The joy of victory soon turned to pain after McKennis, a New Castle native, crashed in Germany, breaking her right tibia and her shinbone. After an eight-month rehab, McKennis is skiing again.



Alice Mckennis

Alice McKennis celebrates in January after winning her first career World Cup downhill race in St. Anton, Austria. The joy of victory soon turned to pain after McKennis, a New Castle native, crashed in Germany, breaking her right tibia and her shinbone. After an eight-month rehab, McKennis is skiing again.

After an eight-month uphill battle of pain, surgery, rehab and worry, New Castle native Alice McKennis is heading downhill again. And that’s good. A wicked, high-speed crash in…




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