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'Real Housewife' Vicki Gunvalson

Holiday Ski Accident ...

My Neck Broke My Fall

1/7/2013 4:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0104_vicky_gunvalson_ski_crash_launch"Real Housewives of Orange County" star Vicki Gunvalson almost didn't make it to 2013 -- her body recently went barreling down a mountain like a rogue snowball ... which left her in the hospital with a nasty case of whiplash. 

Vicki tells TMZ ... she was on a ski run in Park City, Utah just before the New Year ... when a snowboarder abruptly cut her off and caused her to tumble face first down the mountain, thrashing her neck around in the process.

Vicki managed to get back up and finish the course ... but as a precaution, ski patrol called an ambulance to take her to the hospital -- giant neck brace and all -- where doctors determined she had a bad case of whiplash.

Vicki tells us, she's recovering nicely ... and will follow up with an OC doctor soon.

The Lesson Here: everyone should snowboard.

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46.

kluji    

It's is exactly why I stay away from park city resort...deer valley. ...if in Utah go to Alta it thins out the herd !!

600 days ago
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JIMMY PALMIERI    

ARE YOU SURE SHE DIDN'T BOUNCE OFF OF HER CHEMICALLY FILLED FACE?

599 days ago
48.

jeff    

Serves her right for being so unbelievably aggravating....

599 days ago
49.

Miles W. Rich    

She should have skiied a mile or two down the road at Deer Valley where snowboarders are NOT ALLOWED.

599 days ago
50.

kels    

Her big ego, mouth and attitude clearly weighed her down!

598 days ago
51.

WHK    

Snow boarders should be strung up by their heels and then tarred and feathered. Thankfully there is at least one major ski area which still doesn't allow them.

597 days ago
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