Broken Leg, Head First Crash & Skating Fall At Sochi Olympics

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Feb. 7 2014, Updated 1:10 p.m. ET

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Valeriu Achiriloaie of Romania

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Valeriu Achiriloaie of Romania goes airborne on the Lake Jump before crashing on his landing during training for the Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Valeriu Achiriloaie of Romania

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Valeriu Achiriloaie of Romania slides into the safety net after crashing on the Lake Jump during training for the Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Valeriu Achiriloaie of Romania

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Valeriu Achiriloaie of Romania collects himself after crashing on the Lake Jump during training for the Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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US Jeremy Abbott

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US Jeremy Abbott falls as he performs in the Men's Figure Skating Team Short Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014.

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US Jeremy Abbott

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US Jeremy Abbott falls as he performs in the Men's Figure Skating Team Short Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014.

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US Jeremy Abbott

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US Jeremy Abbott falls as he performs in the Men's Figure Skating Team Short Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014.

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Russia's Ekaterina Stolyarova

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Russia's Ekaterina Stolyarova competes in the Women's Freestyle Skiing Moguls qualifications at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014.

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Russia's Ekaterina Stolyarova

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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 06: Ekaterina Stolyarova of Russia crashes during Ladies' Moguls Qualification at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Russia's Ekaterina Stolyarova

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Russia's Ekaterina Stolyarova falls in the Women's Freestyle Skiing Moguls qualifications at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014.

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Sadar Cilka of Slovenia

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Sadar Cilka of Slovenia practices during training for Snowboard Slopestyle at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Sadar Cilka of Slovenia

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Sadar Cilka of Slovenia is looked after by medical personnell after a crash during training for Snowboard Slopestyle at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Sadar Cilka of Slovenia

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Sadar Cilka of Slovenia is carried off the course after a crash during training for Snowboard Slopestyle at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia

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US Jessika Jenson

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U.S. snowboard athlete Jessika Jenson crashes on her first run in the snowboard slopestyle competition during the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Slopestyle is one of several new sports being debuted at the Winter Games.

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US Jessika Jenson

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U.S. snowboard athlete Jessika Jenson crashes on her first run in the snowboard slopestyle competition during the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Slopestyle is one of several new sports being debuted at the Winter Games.

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Zuzana Stromkova of Slovakia

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Zuzana Stromkova of Slovakia crashes during a Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 4, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Fabian Boesch of Switzerland

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Fabian Boesch of Switzerland crashes during Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia

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Lauri Kivari of Finland

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Lauri Kivari of Finland crashes during Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Elias Ambuehl of Switzerland

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Elias Ambuehl of Switzerland crashes during Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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