Governor recuperating after breaking leg
SAN FRANCISCO – California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was recuperating in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Sunday, a day after he broke his leg while skiing there.Schwarzenegger, 59, was “continuing to do well today and looking forward to spending time with his family,” spokeswoman Julie Soderlund said.Doctors at the Sun Valley hospital who examined Schwarzenegger told him he needed surgery to repair his fractured femur. An operation has not been scheduled but will take place in Los Angeles, Soderlund said.The governor’s staff would not release details about how he was hurt. Soderlund said that he was not fitted with a cast and that she did not know whether he was using a wheelchair or crutches.The governor planned to stay through Christmas at his home in Sun Valley, a resort town where he often vacations, she said.Schwarzenegger does not intend to delay his second inauguration, scheduled for Jan. 5, Soderlund said.
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