Yet another athlete had to be carted off an Olympic course on a stretcher today after a snowboarder fell hard and injured his rear.
Olympians have been tumbling down slopes, crashing into barriers and flipping over on sleds this year, adding to the ever-growing list of Sochi spills.
Click through to find out which athletes got hurt and how.
Italian snowboarder Omar Visintin took a tumble on an elevation drop during snowboardcross semi-finals on Tuesday, eventually landing on his face. He was carried off the course in a stretcher. The Associated Press learned that he bruised his rear in the crash.
|Concussion and bloody face|
British skier Rowan Cheshire was knocked unconscious when she fell during a ski halfpipe training session on Sunday. She posted a photo of her bloodied face to Twitter the following morning and withdrew from the competition.
Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova fractured her spine during a training run Feb. 15. She underwent a 6.5 hour surgery and has since been airlifted to Germany for further treatment.
Snowboarder Jacqueline Hernandez of the United States was carried off the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park course on stretchers yesterday. Hernandez screamed as she fell like a rag doll. She suffered from a concussion, and told reporters she didn't remember the accident.
A Sochi track worker was struck by a bobsled, breaking both legs last Thursday. He was hit by the forerunner, which goes down the track ahead of the athletes to check for safety.
Slovenian alpine skier Rok Perko broke his nose during a training run, bloodying the snow.
Canadian skier Marie-Michele Gagnon tweeted that she dislocated her shoulder during a slalom run, but she competed in her other races anyway.
|180-degree flip on sled|
Irish skeleton athlete Sean Greenwood was thrown into the air on a curve when his sled flipped over in the middle of a race on Friday. He finished 27th but wasn’t injured.
U.S. figure skater Jeremy Abbott fell and crashed into a barrier during his performance, lying on the ice 20 seconds before finishing his program.