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Pants Down: Skier Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction
<p>Swede gives new meaning to 'freestyle'.</p>
Sweden's Henrik Harlaut makes a hard landing before crashing during the men's ski slopestyle qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.Gero Breloer / AP
Sweden's Henrik Harlaut suffered a spectacular wipeout — and almost lost his pants — during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the Sochi Olympics on Thursday.
A day earlier Harlaut had posted a hopeful message on his website after final practice, declaring himself "stoked" for action. "I hope everything goes as planned!" he wrote.