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Face Time: Sammy Carlson

Talking with Sammy Carlson about summer training and knee injury recovery

Updated: September 12, 2012, 12:50 PM ET
By Alexandra Erickson and Tyler Malay

Last January, during the Ski Big Air finals at Winter X Games Aspen 2012, Sammy Carlson crashed upon landing and tore the MCL in his right knee, putting an abrupt end to his winter season.

It was a minor tear that didn't require surgery, but it still involved months of physical therapy at the U.S. Ski Team's Center of Excellence in Park City, Utah.

Carlson was back on skis by this summer and hosted the Sammy Carlson Invitational at Mt. Bachelor in May. We ...

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