Snowboarder Mark McMorris begins physiotherapy on broken femur

Champion snowboarder Mark McMorris has begun physiotherapy after suffering a broken femur.

McMorris training on underwater treadmill

Snowboarder Mark McMorris on an underwater treadmill. (Twitter)

Champion snowboarder Mark McMorris has begun physiotherapy after suffering a broken femur.

He was injured during a competition in Los Angeles in February.

Prior to the bad fall, the 22-year-old Olympic bronze medallist was having the best season of his career.

McMorris, who is from Saskatchewan, had surgery to insert a metal rod into his femur.

On Friday, he posted a short video about his progress noting he was glad to be in Vancouver and was taking his "first steps."

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