Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will move to Craig Hospital Wednesday for spinal cord injury rehabilitation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, the Olympic gold-medal winning swimmer from Colorado who severed her spine in an ATV crash in Arizona, is scheduled to return to Colorado Wednesday.

Van Dyken-Rouen was moved out of ICU at a hospital in Scottsdale over the weekend and her next move will bring her to Craig Hospital for rehabilitation. She will be transported by Angel MedFlight.

The hospital specializes in spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

She is scheduled to arrive at the hospital Wednesday afternoon.


-- Continuing to improve --

Van Dyken-Rouen is continuing to improve after the June 6 injury.

"Already got some great news," Van Dyken-Rouen tweeted Tuesday. "I can sit up past 15 degrees without my brace. Get to to all the way to 90 deg."

Tuesday she tweeted a photo of the incision on her back and said, "Healing fast!"

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