Chad Fleischer Sidelined With Shoulder Injury

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Park City, UT, Dec. 15 --Veteran downhiller Chad Fleischer (Vail, CO) flew homefrom Europe Wednesday after injuring his left shoulder in a ski racingcrash. He was to be examined Thursday at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic inVail.

Fleischer, 27 and a two-time Olympian, apparently dislocated the shoulderwhen he went down during a super G in Obereggen, Italy. He will be sidelinedindefinitely, including the two downhills Friday and Saturday in Val Gardena, Italy, the U.S. Ski Team said.