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Olympic Photo Of The Day: Losing Control In Skicross

Competitors in the women's skicross small final Switzerland's Fanny Smith (left), Australia's Katya Crema, Austria's Katrin Ofner, and Sweden's Sandra Naeslund take the final jump at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the Sochi Winter Games on Friday in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Competitors in the women's skicross small final Switzerland's Fanny Smith (left), Australia's Katya Crema, Austria's Katrin Ofner, and Sweden's Sandra Naeslund take the final jump at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the Sochi Winter Games on Friday in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Andy Wong/AP

Competitors in the women's skicross small final Switzerland's Fanny Smith (left), Australia's Katya Crema, Austria's Katrin Ofner, and Sweden's Sandra Naeslund take the final jump at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the Sochi Winter Games on Friday in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Fanny Smith was the world champion coming into the competition, but lost control in the semifinal and finished 8th overall.

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