The heavy fallen skier Marc Gisin is on the way to recovery and has left the intensive care unit of the hospital in Lucerne. This is the Swiss Association announced on Friday. Gisin, however, needed “a lot of rest so he can recover from his fall”.

The 30-year-old Gisin downhill was overthrown last Saturday at the world Cup in Val Gardena and at high speed in an uncontrolled manner on the track nuts. He suffered fractures of several Ribs and an injury to the lung. The Swiss was intermittently ventilated artificially, and on Wednesday successfully operated.

According to the Association, have to leave Gisin on Thursday “for the first time, for a short time the bed and with his family”. Further information would not be communicated, after consultation with the family Gisin and Doctors currently.