AUSTRALIA’S SUPERMODEL STACY ADAMS has been back at home after she suffered an injury in a skiing accident.
A photo posted to her Instagram account shows Adams, 26, with a cast on her right knee.
Adams, who is a former gymnast, had to leave her home in South Australia earlier this month and was then hospitalised after she fell and injured her knee while skiing in Bairnsdale, north of Adelaide.
She was expected to be back at the family home in Cairns by Christmas.
AdAMS was in a ski accident in Bairsdale, south of Adelaide on November 14, 2017.
A statement from her team confirmed she had fractured a bone in her left knee.
“We are extremely grateful for Stacy’s outpouring of support and for all the messages of encouragement she has received since her surgery,” the statement read.
“Her recovery has been incredibly positive, and she is back in a positive mindset and in good spirits.”
She is grateful for the support and well wishes from all of her family and friends.
“She is due to travel to the US on Monday for surgery and will need rehabilitation.
Her sister, Sydney-based model Sarah Adams-Wright, was also taken to hospital with a fracture to her left foot.
A spokesperson for the Australian Olympic Committee said the incident happened in Bagsden in north-east Queensland, which is about 150km south of Sydney.”
It is not known if the injury was the result of a fall or a skiing incident,” the spokesperson said.”
The athlete is being assessed for possible injuries.
“In the meantime, the athlete is expected to return to work with a full complement of physiotherapists and specialist medical staff by Christmas.”
The spokeswoman said the athlete was “out of surgery and in stable condition”.