Four time gold medalist Simon Ammann (SUI) eats some humble pie today, showing that anyone can wipe-out on the big hill, he would finish 19th on the day.
Tamara Tippler took a hard crash just seconds into her downhill run. It’s unclear how bad Tippler was hurt from the crash, as she was able to standup under her own power.
Nadja Jinglin-Kramer (SUI) crashed in one of the final turns of the race just moments from the finish. Jinglin-Kramer slid into the netting but was able to walk away under her own power
In the Men’s Downhill, Andreas Strodl (GER), takes a nasty spill, but luckily he seems ok.
In the Men’s Downhill, Rok Perko (SLO), wearing bid #3 is the first to whip-out. Luckily he seems ok.
In the Men’s Downhill, American Andrew Weibrecht crashes out, as one of the last skiers of the day. Luckily he seems ok.
Andreas Kofler (AUT) crashed hard in the wall while trying to maintain his balance during his landing. Kofler was carried off the hill and into an ambulance.
Julian Von Schleinitz (GER) was unable to finish after he crash in his first run. It is unclear what injuries Von Schleinitz may have suffered but he was able to walk off the track.
While his cousin Dominik would win the day, Kevin Fischnaller (ITA) would taste the ice, crashing out with a DNF in the first race of the season.
Summer Britcher (USA) unfortunately starts the new season with a crash in the first run, walking away with a DNF, Did Not Finish.
While paired against skater Rhian Ket, Mark Tuitert (NED) hit the ice about halfway through the race. Tuitert was disqualified from the race but he was able to skate away unassisted.
Mo Tae-Bum (KOR) crashed into the wall hard going into the final turn of the men’s 500m. Tae-Bum was able to get up unassisted and finished with a time of 1:10.95.
Bart Swings (BEL) crashed to the ice about halfway through the race while being paired against Denis Yuskov. Swings looked to be okay after the crash but was given a disqualification.
18 year old skier Jasmine Suter (SUI) crashed out in her 2nd run midway through the course. Suter did not look seriously hurt and was able to ski away unassisted.
272.2 km Elite Men’s Road Race, after a rough day on the bike, with the end in reach Rigoberto Uran wipes out hard ending his day.
While Riding in a 3 man breakaway group that had just a couple of seconds over the field, American Jim Stemper (5 hour energy) hit the ground after turning his head to look at the peloton. Stemper was able to ride away safely after the crash.
Racing bib number 4, Samuel Hill (AUS) hit the dirt hard just seconds from the finish. Hill was able to get back to his feet but decided not to continue the race.
Racing bib number 50, American Mitch Ropelato suffered a bad crash just moments out of the gate. Ropelato was able to recover and finish the race with a time of 4:24.926.
After racing for 30 minutes out on course, Eva Lechner took a hard fall after flying over her handlebars and into the dirt she was okay after the crash and was able to continue in the race.
With a windy day for Stage 3, the back of the pelton saw more than it’s fair share of crack-ups.
Laurie Blouin (CAN) took a hard crash during heat 1 at the midway point of her run. Blouin received a score of 25 for the run and finished the day 21st overall.
Overall points leader Taylor Phinney (BMC), along with several other riders, took a hard crash early on into the race with about 70kms left to go. Phinney was able to get up afterwards and ride away safely.
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It’s the end of the season and Pavel Kharitonov (RUS), Stephanie Magiros (AUS), Kim-Rune Hansen (NOR) and Nikita Avtaneev (RUS) end it with some brusies, here’s hoping they are all better for next year.
Going into his 2nd run, Tyler Nicholson (CAN) was determined to beat his first round score of 18.50. Nicholson ran into trouble as he lost control on a jump causing him to land hard on his side.
Niklas Mattsson (SWE) took a hard crash in his 1st run, slamming his helmet against the snow. Mattsson was able to ride away but still looked a bit shaken up as he did not compete in run 2. .
Andreas Wank (GER) probably wishes the World Cup ended one day sooner, as he wipes out hard, taking one of his skis to his groin and walking away gingerly.
Racing bib number 66, Robin Holub (CZE) took a hard crash is his first run. Holub would finish the competition 13th overall.
From wipe-outs to crashes and collisons, even some poor guy going over the fence, snowboardcross proves to be a rough sport.
Anja Tepes (SLO) took a hard fall after landing awkwardly in her 2nd run. Tepes would finish the competition in 29th place.
Racing in the quarterfinals Marco Tomasi (ITA) crashed on the first hill out of the gate after losing his balance.
Both Benjamin Raich (AUT) and Cyprien Richard (FRA) lost their footing in the last Giant Slalom race of the season; luckily both are ok.
Nikola Sudova (CZE) crashed going into her second jump of the Ladies Mogul Final 1. Sudova appeared to hit the ground hard on her face but was able to walk away uninjured.
Before they cancelled the race and few skiers hit the slopes and unfortunately Klaus Kroell (AUT) crashed into the netting, fracturing his left humerus.
Racing in the Men’s’ qauterfinal Tomas Kraus (CZE) lost control on a jump and was sent to the ground hard. Kraus was later taken to a hospital. The heat winner John Teller (USA) took 3rd overall at the championships.
One the skaters from the Netherlands team took a hard crash into the wall after skating too close to another skater. Luckily, he was able to walk away unassisted.
Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) went down in the Women’s final heat of the 500m. Wang Meng (CHN) went on to win the race.
In the second run of the Giant Slalom, a gate slaps Fritz Dopfer’s (GER) googles off his face, blinding him. As he tries to fix it, wham!, right into the netting.
American Jessica Smith went down at the finish line of the Women’s 1500m Semifinal. Smith looked like she lost her balance and took a hard fall face first.
Valerie Maltais (CAN) went down in the final heat after it looked like she might of been tripped from behind. Maltais finished 5th in the heat after Zhou Yang was penalized.
They got into the finals, but then they kissed snow on their landing. Luckily they all walked away ok.
16 year old Aaron Blunck looked like he was putting together a wining run until he lost his balance after his final trick and hit the ground hard. Blunck would finish 6th in the competition.
Marie Martinod (FRA) crashed in her 2nd run after hitting the top of the halfpipe and loosing a ski. Martinod was able to walk away under her own power and finished 5th overall.
In his first run Spencer Shaw (USA) wipes out hard, but he manages to get back up and finish in 10th place.
The lone European in the final, Queralt Castellet (ESP) hits the roof hard in her second run and has to sit out on her third run.
American rookie Jared Goldberg crashes out into the netting in a strange position that gives the crowd a laugh.
Alice McKennis (USA) continues to have an up and down season; Saturday it was down as she wiped out hard and had to be airlifted away.
Lotte Smiseth Sejersted (NOR) makes a small mistake and then wipes out finishing the fast ride on her hip, with a wounded wing.
Nordic Combined athlete Tino Edelmann (GER) wipes out on his landing, hurting his score, but luckily not himself.
With the podium in her sights, the newly crowned Super Combined champ spins out in her slalom run.
It was a tough day on the hill for Davide Simoncelli (ITA), Thomas Fanara (FRA), and Hannes Reichelt (AUT) who all wipe out.
In the first final heat Christopher Lambert under rotated a backflip and took a hard crash landing hard on his face. Lambert was able to walk away unassisted.
Sabrina Weilharter (GER) went down in the quarter finals of the Women’s 3rd heat. The crash happened right at the finish and Weilharter had to be carried away.
Russian skier Alexandr Smyshlyaev took a hard fall on the 2nd jump of the final heat. Although he was in a lot of pain, he was fortunately able to ski off on his own.
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