Bleiler recovering from fractured eye socket

Updated: July 3, 2012, 8:06 PM ET
By ESPNW.com

Professional snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler is expected to fully recover from Tuesday morning surgery to repair a fractured eye socket.

Bleiler, 31, suffered the injury last week during a trampoline training session in Park City, Utah, according to a news release.

Bleiler, a silver medalist in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, is tied among women for the most Winter X SBD SuperPipe gold medals (with Kelly Clark) with four (2003, 2005, 2008, 2010).

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