It turns out when you combine sports with ice, or snow, occasionally the end result is a wreck, crash, fall, or an extreme wipeout. From falling on the ice in figure skating to wiping out on the slopestyle course, here's a compilation of athletes biting the dust in Sochi.
Nadja Purtschert of Switzerland falls during the snowboarding women's halfpipe qualification on Day 5.
Norway’s Hedvig Wessel crashes in the middle of ladies’ moguls qualifications during the Sochi Winter Olympics.
During a ski slopestyle training session, Switzerland’s Elias Ambuehl loses control and a ski.
In the middle of the men’s snowboard slopestyle qualification, Norway’s Torgeir Bergrem wipes out at Extreme Park in Sochi, Russia.
Italy’s Paul Parkinson falls in the middle of his routine during the figure skating team men’s short program at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.