Ouch! Pushing the limits of your sport can hurt. The world’s best athletes tried new tricks and broke records in front of a global audience, coming along with its share nasty spills, especially on the hard ice at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Here are some of the wildest wipeouts and epic fails from the Winter Games, condensed into a one-minute slideshow.
Video by The Globe and Mail
Ski-Cross finish line history, when all four competitors came sliding through in a photo finish. Photo: NBC Olympics
Jean Frederic Chapuis (FRA) slid across the finish-line for Gold, while fellow countrymen Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol vied with Canadian Brady Leman for the other medals in Sochi 2014 Olympic Ski Cross. That’s determination!