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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents the 2010 National Medal of Arts to musician James Taylor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, on March 2, 2011 in Washington, DC.
What a way to kick off your vacay.
But that didn't stop him from having a good time, apparently. According to the Boston Globe, doctors made a splint that allowed Taylor to stay on the slopes.
Earlier this month, Taylor was honored with a National Medal of Arts.
The “Sweet Baby James” singer was one of 20 artists, scholars and writers feted at the White House by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.