Kikkan Randall Undergoes Procedure to Remove Blood Clot

FasterSkierApril 3, 2008

Anchorage, Alaska – Kikkan Randall, the top woman on the US Cross-Country Ski Team, underwent a procedure to remove a debilitating blood clot from her leg. Randall became the first American woman to win a Cross-Country Skiing World Cup event in December.

Randall provides a detailed account of the procedure and the process leading up to the decision to undergo the treatment on her blog.

The Anchorage Daily News ran on article on Kikkan and the blood clot on April 2nd. The story can be found here:

There has been a somewhat controversial comment thread on the Anchorage Daily News article. A commenter has been posting under the name of “fasterskier.” would like to make it clear that the true identity of this individual is unknown to, and to the best of our knowledge has no affiliation with His or her comments in no way reflect the views of

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