Lindsey Vonn went from shredding the gnar to icing down her backside real quick on Tuesday ... 'cause she was attacked by a jellyfish several minutes into a wakesurfing sesh.
The former Olympic skier said the incident happened as she was trying to get up on her board while out somewhere on a large body of water.
"I literally rode over it," she said on her social media page.
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The 38-year-old told her followers that the jellyfish bit and stung her so badly ... it caused her left hamstring to swell up and turn red. Eventually, it morphed into more of a road-rash-like wound.
Thankfully, after asking her fans for remedies, she seems to be doing better now ... even getting in a joke about it all on Wednesday.
"Think it’s gonna leave a mark for a while … 🤕," she said, "at least I caught some waves before!"
Of course, Vonn is no stranger to dealing with pain ... she just had yet another surgery on her knee back in July -- and has rehabbed from that just fine.
So, ice up -- and see ya on the water soon!!!