February 18, 2006

Total Gnarlosity

The women's snowboardcross final was even more entertaining than the men's final. Various insane crashes left American Lyndsey Jacobellis and her mass of blonde curls all alone 100 yards from the finish line, the gold medal, and a pleasant lifetime of Mike Eruzione-level minor celebrityhood. So, what does she do on her next to last jump? She tries a showboating trick where she grabs the board and poses sideways in the air ... and crashes, letting the Swiss girl who was a mile behind zip past her.

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