June 15, 2014 at 1:00 am

Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen out of ICU

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's spirit was showing this week on Twitter. The six-time Olympic swimming gold medalist severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident near her Arizona (Denver Post)

Scottsdale, Ariz. ó Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyke-Rouen has been moved from intensive care to a regular hospital room, nine days after severing her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

Hospital spokeswoman Jamie Grimm says the six-time gold medalist was in good condition and moved from the ICU on Sunday morning.

Van Dyken-Rouen was injured June 6 when the ATV she was driving hit a curb and hurtled off a drop-off near Show Low. The accident left her paralyzed, though her family says itís unclear if she will remain that way.

The 41-year-old swimmer plans to do her rehabilitation at a Denver-area hospital.

She won four gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and two more in Sydney before retiring.