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Ski Cross Course Proves Too Much for Some Skiers

Image: Freestyle Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 14
Stephanie Joffroy of Chile crashes during the freestyle skiing womens' ski cross quarterfinals on day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Friday. Lars Baron / Getty Images

Stephanie Joffroy of Chile crashes during the freestyle skiing women's ski cross quarterfinals at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Friday. Joffroy was carried away on a stretcher by medical staff but remained conscious and in good spirits as she left with a wave to the crowd. The dangers of the ski cross course also resulted in Anna Woerner of Germany crashing and being taken away by stretcher.

Image: Freestyle Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 14
Stephanie Joffroy of Chile is carried away on a stretcher after crashing in the freestyle skiing women's ski cross quarterfinals. Lars Baron / Getty Images