Ingrid Backstrom undergoes surgery to repair torn patellar tendon

February 18th, 2013 by

Ingrid Backstrom is recovering from surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon. “Bummed to be done skiing for a while but there are many silver linings, including profound appreciation for everyone who helped get me out of there and how smoothly it went, considering,” said Ingrid via Instagram. Backstrom was shooting with Sherpas Cinema at Selkirk-Tangiers Heli in Revelstoke, BC at the time of the accident. Best wishes to Ingrid for a speedy recovery.

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Henrik Lampert loves hot dogs, backflips, the Boston Bruins and Norway. Twenty-seven years old and a Massachusetts native, he's the Editor of Freeskier Magazine and—a proud staffer since 2010.

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