Shaun White jams wrist training on ‘intimidating’ slopestyle course

Mandatory Credit: Mark Leffingwell-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are kicking off later this week and Team USA has already taken a hit. Snowboarder Shaun White has injured his left wrist during a training run ahead of the big games on a “super-steep” takeoff ramp.

From the Associated Press:

He fell and jammed his left wrist — adding another nagging injury to his long list of bumps and bruises while also entering his name on the growing list of athletes falling victim to a treacherous Olympic slopestyle course.

“A little intimidating,” he called the course after Tuesday’s training. “It’s been a challenge.”

Another favorite in the event was injured as well and another competitor suffered a concussion.

Torstein Horgmo of Norway, who broke a collarbone while riding through the rails Monday.

Marika Enne of Finland fell hard and hit her head at the end of her run. She was taken off the course on a stretcher with a concussion.

This could be an interesting event to watch.

Topics: 2014 Sochi Olympics

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