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American luger Emily Sweeney suffered a terrifying-looking crash when her sled wobbled out of control

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American luger Emily Sweeney suffered a scary-looking crash at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday.
On the infamous ninth curve on the luge track, Sweeney wobbled out of control, eventually falling off her sled and sliding several feet.
She was eventually able to get up and walk off on her own and said she was okay.
A scary scene unfolded at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday when American luger Emily Sweeney suffered a violent wreck.
On her final run of the day, Sweeney's sled began wobbling out of control as she hit the notorious ninth curve on the luge track. See the rest of the story at...
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The speed skater who received death threats at the last Winter Olympics just crashed out of another final

The speed skater who received death threats at the last Winter Olympics just crashed out of another final

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British medal hopeful Elise Christie just crashed out of the 500-metre speed skating final for the second Winter Olympics in a row.
She got death threats and had to shut down her Twitter after the 2014 games, when she wiped out a Korean athlete as she collided with the ice.
But Christie has two more attempts to chase a medal.
History just repeated itself for one of Great Britain's medal hopefuls at the Winter Olympics.
Speed skater Elise Christie crashed out of the 500-metre short track speed skating event on Tuesday, four years after a similar tumble at the last winter games...
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