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Tearful but thankful Van Dyken leaves for Colorado hospital

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Legs strapped down, wires and tubes jutting from underneath her blankets, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen began to weep. An accident on an all-terrain vehicle 12 days earlier left the decorated Olympic swimmer paralyzed and headed toward an uncertain future, yet these were not tears of sadness or anguish. They were tears were of joy -- for what she still has, not what she...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympian and former Fox Sports Radio host Amy Van Dyken suffers spinal cord injury

One of the most decorated Olympic swimmers in history, Amy Van Dyken, is in an Arizona hospital after severing her spine in a freak accident over the weekend. Van Dyken was riding an all-terrain vehicle when it hit a curb in a restaurant parking lot and went flying down an embankment. The accident severed her spinal cord and the injury came extremely close to rupturing her aorta...
Via Awful Announcing
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Olympic Swimmer, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Severs Spine in ATV Accident

Six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, was severely injured in an ATV accident this past weekend, according to an ESPN report published this afternoon. Reports say she severed her spine, requiring emergency stabilization surgery. She was unable to feel anything touching her legs and could not move her toes. A report by the Show Low Police Department said the ATV...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Olympic Star Van Dyken (Rouen) Seriously Injured in Crash

((ht:, geez, this isn't good.6-time Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Amy Van Dyken (Rouen) was badly injured in an ATV crash late Sunday afternoon near Scottsdale, Arizona.Reports say she's in the Intensive Care Unit at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and the crash dead heavy damage to her back.Van Dyken (Rouen--She's married to former Denver Broncos...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Olympic medalist Amy Van Dyken Rouen in ICU at Scottsdale hospital

AP Image Amy Van Dyken Rouen, the former six-time Olympic swimming gold medalist, is in a critical contrition in a Scottsdale hospital after suffering injuries in an apparent all terrain vehicle accident. Reports have confirmed that Van Dyken-Rouen is in the incentive care unit at the Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center.  However, no other details have emerged on the extent...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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