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  • Olympic Wipeouts

    Olympic athletes have shown amazing feats of skill and style during the Vancouver Winter Games. But, sometimes they fall a bit short of excellence. Their slips, wipeouts and crashes remind us that they are simply human and their respective sports come with tremendous risks. Here, Russia's Yuko Kavaguti takes a fall as she and Alexander Smirnov perform their pairs free program during the figure skating competition, Feb. 15, 2010.
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    Skier Patrick Deneen of the U.S. crashes during the finals of the men's freestyle moguls event at Cypress Mountain, Feb. 14, 2010.
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    Swiss defender Mathias Seger (in white) crashes with Norway's forward Mats Zuccarello Aasen as they vie for the puck during a men's preliminary ice hockey match, Feb. 20, 2010.
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    Lindsey Vonn of the United States crashes into the fence during the first round of the women's giant slalom competition, Feb. 24, 2010, at Whistler.
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    Switzerland's Anais Morand takes a fall as she performs with Antoine Dorsaz during their pairs free program at the figure skating competition, Feb. 15, 2010.
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    Andrew Weibrecht of the U.S. crashes during the slalom skiing portion of the men's super combined at Whistler Creekside, Feb. 21, 2010.
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    The Russia 2 bobsled, with Olga Fedorova and Yulia Timofeeva on board, crashed during the women's bobsled competition final, Feb. 24 2010.
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    Italy's Peter Fill takes a nasty spill during the men's super-g event, Feb. 19, 2010. Fill hit a gate backward while flying down the mountain at top speed. After the crash, he got up and smiled at the crowd.
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    Canadian skater Kalyna Roberge crashes during the women's short track 1,500-meter semifinals at the Pacific Coliseum, Feb. 20, 2010.
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    Heather McPhie of the U.S. crashes off a ramp during the women's mogul freestyle skiing final at Cypress Mountain, Feb. 13, 2010.
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    The Czech Republic's Michal Brezina falls in the men's figure skating free program at the Pacific Coliseum, Feb. 18, 2010.
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    Estonia's Maria Sergejeva gestures after falling on the rink during the figure skating pairs short program, at the Pacific Coliseum, Feb. 14, 2010.
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    Great Britain's Gillian Cooke and Nicola Minichiello are helped from the track after a crash during the women's bobsled competition, Feb. 24, 2010, in Whistler.
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    Elizabeth Gardner of Australia crashes during the freestyle skiing ladies' aerials final at Cypress Mountain, Feb. 24, 2010.
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