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ROLLER DERBY
March 10, 2010
Skicross's Olympic debut injected another dose of adrenaline into the ever-more-daredevil Games. While (from left) Filip Flisar of Slovenia, Chris Del Bosco of Canada and Sweden's Tommy Eliasson survived their quarterfinal heat down the twisting, jump-filled course without crashing, the U.S.-born Del Bosco wiped out spectacularly off the last jump in the final, losing a sure bronze medal behind winner Michael Schmid of Switzerland. On the same course snowboardcross, back for its second Games, proved just as hazardous, taking out U.S. favorite Lindsey Jacobellis in the women's semis and popular Nate Holland in the men's final. Defending champ Seth Wescott (above, right) of the U.S. used a late surge to edge Canada's Mike Robertson (above, left) for the men's gold.
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March 10, 2010

Roller Derby

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Skicross's Olympic debut injected another dose of adrenaline into the ever-more-daredevil Games. While (from left) Filip Flisar of Slovenia, Chris Del Bosco of Canada and Sweden's Tommy Eliasson survived their quarterfinal heat down the twisting, jump-filled course without crashing, the U.S.-born Del Bosco wiped out spectacularly off the last jump in the final, losing a sure bronze medal behind winner Michael Schmid of Switzerland. On the same course snowboardcross, back for its second Games, proved just as hazardous, taking out U.S. favorite Lindsey Jacobellis in the women's semis and popular Nate Holland in the men's final. Defending champ Seth Wescott (above, right) of the U.S. used a late surge to edge Canada's Mike Robertson (above, left) for the men's gold.

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