Luke Mitrani, who recently suffered a broken neck snowboarding the halfpipe in New Zealand, will not have the opportunity to compete in Sochi. Look back at Mitrani catching big air all over the globe in 2013 prior to his accident.
Big air in Colorado
Luke Mitrani finished second at the FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe finals at the U.S. Grand Prix in Copper Mountain, CO.
Mitrani goes extreme
Mitrani finished fifth in the men's snowboard superpipe final of the Winter X Games Europe in Tignes, France.
What could have been
Mitrani, who was a front-runner for a medal at the 2014 Winter Games until his accident, got a taste of the Olympics when he competed in a halfpipe qualifier during a World Cup test event in Rosa Khutor near Sochi.
Impressive during practice
At the fourth annual Winter X Games Europe, Luke Mitrani continued to impress the world, even during the superpipe training sessions.
Say hello to Mitrani's Japan Air, from the FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe men's finals at the U.S. Grand Prix in Copper Mountain, CO.