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2012 Alpine World Cup: Slalom: Val d’Isere: Brandenburg crashes

American Will Brandenburg lost control of his skies, sending him through the air and taking a hard fall onto his back. American Michael Ankeny also had a smaller crash on the day.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Super G: St. Moritz: Blomqvist crashes into netting

Lisa Blomqvist (SWE) went for a ride as she lost control of her skies and was sent flying into the netting — or rather under it. Blomqvist looked injured but she was OK.

2012 Men’s Bobsled World Cup: Winterberg: Hladik crashes

In his first World Cup race, Vladimir Hladik (CZE) crashes hard across the finish line and fails to get a second run.

2012-2013 Alpine WC: Lake Louise: Mattia Casse crashes into netting

Casse (ITA) looked to be putting together a solid run until losing control and crashing into the course netting. The race was delayed for several minutes as Casse was airlifted away.

2012 FIBT Bobsled World Cup: Park City: Lyndon Rush crashes in 2man

Rush (CAN) looked as though he was positioned to beat out Holcomb as the race leader, until he made a costly error causing his sled to flip.

2012 ISU Grand Prix: Cup of China: Rippon crashes with Song

After a crash with Adam Rippon during their warm-up before the free skate, Nan Song (CHN) was forced to withdraw from the competition.

2012 Alpine World Cup: Men’s GS: Soelden: Crashes

The dangerous combo of new skis and sloppy weather equal a slippery slope in the Men’s GS during the 2012 Alpine World Cup in Soelden.

2012’s Alpine Skiing Crashes

The new FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup starts on October 27th on Universal Sports. We have compiled clips of the best (or worst) crashes from last season – Ouch!

2012 Burghley Horse Trials: Cross-Country Crashes

Here are the unfortunate competitors who didn’t quite make it over the barriers in a painful cross country phase; luckily all walked away.

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Mark Cavendish crashes hard

Mark Cavendish (Sky Procycling) looked to be set up perfectly in the final kms of the race until he collided with another rider and went crashing to the ground.

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 1: Luke Rowe wins after teammate crashes

Luke Rowe (Sky Procycling) finished with a time of 4:51:05, after fellow teammate Mark Cavendish went down with a few kms left to the finish.

2012 Diamond League Zurich: Chemos crashes in Steeplechase, still wins

Milcah Chemos (KEN) crashed on the second to lap, but once Sofia Assefa (ETH) stepped out of her lane, Chemos was able to gain speed and win the Diamond League title.

2012 Pro Challenge Stage 7: Piamonte crashes at the finish

Freddy Piamonte tried his best to hit his brakes on the final turn of the time trail but was sent over his handle bars into a barrier.

2012 Pro Challenge Stage 7: Chris Butler crashes at start

Butler crashed within the opening minute of the time trail after failing to lean into a turn properly.

Greipel takes Tour stage as Cavendish crashes

Andre Greipel of Germany clenches his fist as he crosses the finish line ahead of Alessandro Petacchi of Italy, right, to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 214.5 kilometers (133.3 miles) with start in Abbeville and finish in Rouen, France, Wednesday July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) By Gilles […]

2012 Diamond League New York: Spencer crashes at 400h finish

Kaliese Spencer got a hard earned second place finish as she lost her balance after running into first place T’Erea Brown.

Rolex Equestrian: Cross-Country crashes and falls

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Cross-country is usually a tricky affair, as these riders and horses can attest to; luckily they all are OK!

Irwin crashes hard into boards at Hockey Championships

Haley Irwin of Team Canada suffered a serious injury to her right leg after trying to chase down American G. Marvin.

Ausrine Trebaite crashes out of Omnium

Track Cycling World Championships: During the Women’s Point Race, Ausrine Trebaite (LIT) goes down hard, forcing her to leave the race.

Two crashes for Hao Liu in Omnium Points Race

2012, Melbourne, Australia, Track Cycling World Championship, after surfering a crash Liu (CHN) gets up to win a sprint lap, but then goes down again, taking with him the race winner.

American Bode Miller crashes in Chamonix

2012, Chamonix, France, FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing, Miller (USA) crashed in the Downhill portion of the Super Combined.(Watch the full event at

2012 Alpine World Cup St. Moritz: Barthet crashes in DH

Jan. 28, 2012: Anne-Sophie Barthet crashes during the women’s downhill event at the FIS Alpine World Cup competition in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

2011-12 Alpine World Cup St. Moritz: Merighetti crashes in SC

Jan. 27, 2012: Daniela Merighetti crashes in the women’s super combined event at the FIS Alpine World Cup competition in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

2012 Alpine WC Cortina: Hronek crashes on Super G

Jan. 15, 2012: Veronique Hronkek wipes out during the women’s Super G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

2011 Gymnastics Worlds: Danell Leyva crashes on high bar

Oct. 14, 2011: Watch as American Danell Leyva crashes on the high bar during the men’s all-around at the 2011 Gymnastics Worlds in Tokyo.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jamaica wins relay gold, US crashes out

Sept. 4, 2011: Usain Bolt helps Jamaica to gold and a world record time in the men’s 4x100m relay, while a collision at the final hand-off leaves the U.S. with a DNF.

2011 Alpine World Cup Flachau: Men’s SL crashes

December 21, 2011: Snowy conditions and bad visibility contributed to the carnage out on Flachau’s SL hill.

2011 Alpine WC Bormio: Feuz crashes on DH

Dec. 29, 2011: Switzerland’s Beat Feuz crashes on the men’s downhill at Bormio.

2011 Alpine WC Lienz: Natasia Noens crashes in SL

Dec. 29, 2011: Natasia Noens crashes on her slalom run in Lienz.

2011 Alpine WC Lienz: Natasia Noens crashes in SL

Dec. 29, 2011: Natasia Noens crashes on her slalom run in Lienz.

2011 Track Cycling Worlds: Gate crashes in madison

March 27, 2011: Watch as New Zealand’s Aaron Gate falls hard and slides off the track in the men’s madison event at the 2011 Track Cycling Worlds.

2012 Alpine WC Adelboden: Slalom crashes

Jan. 8, 2011: A montage of all the crashes in the men’s slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland.

Injury updates from Cortina and Wengen

In the challenging ladies’ super G race on Monday, 19 racers failed to cross the finish line. While most escaped unscathed, Italy’s Daniela Merighetti, Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin, and France’s Marion Rolland unfortunately suffered injuries in high speed crashes. Merighetti had high hopes in the super G after finishing third in the downhill on Sunday. She […]

2015 Freestyle World Ski Champs: Dual Moguls: Gagnon 3rd

American Sho Kashima crashes out in the small final, giving the Bronze medal to Marc-Antoine Gagnon, who completes the Canadian sweep of the podium.

2014 4-Man Bobsled World Cup: Lake Placid: Arndt wins

2013 World Champion Maximilian Arndt (GER) wins 4-Man Bobsled by only 0.01 seconds in a race full of crashes.

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2014 Tour of Britain: Stage 7: Unnoticed Crash

Near the finish, the rider takes a turn wrong and crashes into the barrier.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 10: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the different classification leaders, as former General Classification leader Nario Quintana (MOVISTAR) crashes again and is now out of the Vuelta.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 7: Winner

With multiple crashes all over the race, Alessandro De Marchi (CAN) was able to avoid all the drama by the skin of teeth and breeze to his first Grand Stage victory with a total time of 4:01:52.

Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2014 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Reuters/Jerome Prevost) (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating his rivals on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a jubilant France hailed its first […]

Frustrated Sagan ‘Too Strong’ To Win On Tour de France

(Reuters) – Being too strong, and both feared and respected for it, can be a weakness on the Tour de France, Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan has discovered. He has managed eight top five finishes, including four second places, but after 12 stages he has yet to cross the finishing line first — thanks, he says, […]

Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

Defending Champion Chris Froome Abandons Tour de France After Crash

Chris Froome (Reuters/Joseba Etxaburu) (Reuters) – Chris Froome’s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in northern France, the Briton appeared in great pain after falling for […]

Tour of Belgium Race Recap

Tony Martin rode his dominating win in the Stage 3 Time Trial to capture his third consecutive overall title at this year’s Tour of Belgium. It was a race marked by crashes, upsets and, of course, Tony Martin’s record setting performance.

2014 Tour de Belgium: Stage 5: Crash-out with 22km Left

The cyclist crashes out with 22km left in the race of the final stage of the Tour de Belgium.

2014 E3 Harelbeke: Nasty Crash

In a day full of bunch crashes, the nasty one included only a few riders landing on top of each other.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch crash

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) crashes hard, is mostly likely knocked out of the rest of the Finals, giving Anna Fenninger the Overall Title. Does manage to take the 2014 Downhill Title still.

2014 Track Cycling World Championship: Crash Out in Men’s Omnium Scratch

A Japanese cyclist crashes out during the final lap of the Men’s Omnium Scratch.

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

2014 Cyclocross World Championships: Men’s Elite Preview

Men’s Elite Preview Courtesy of Cyclocross Magazine (link is Last year at this time, cycling fans from all across the globe were arriving in Louisville, KY, ready to ring cowbells and cheer for their favorite racers as they took the stage for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. It marked an important event in the […]

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Val Gardena: Roger and Poisson crash

Brice Roger (FRA) and David Poisson (FRA) both were unable to finish their runs after being disqualified for their crashes. Both skiers appeared to be uninjured after their crashes.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Gate Safety

After Simona Hoesl crashes into a gate, Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over the safety advancement of the ski gate.

2013 UCI Championship: Elite Men: Rui Costa wins

Sloppy conditions cause crashes which force many of the favorites to leave the race, then in the final kilometer Rui Costa beats out Joaquim Rodriguez for the title, but it seems Rodriguez sprinted to the wrong line.

2013 UCI Championship: Elite Women: Crash and Smash

Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL) loses control of her bike and crashes into a barrier, then to add insult to injury Jolanda Neff (SUI) smashes into her from behind, both would rejoined the race.

2013 Tour of California: Stage 6: Women’s Crash

Amber Neben (Pastazara) the US women’s time trial champ crashes into the hillside and has to leave the race. She seems to be ok.


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