Simon Ammann

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Awful Faceplant Puts Olympic Ski Champ in Hospital

Switzerland's Simon Ammann slams into snow after 450-foot jump

(Newser) - Swiss skier Simon Ammann suffered facial injuries yesterday after a crash-landing at the Four Hills Tournament in Bischofshofen, Austria, the New York Daily News reports. The 33-year-old Olympic champion, eighth after the first round, came down from a 450-foot jump and slammed into the snow; emergency personnel immediately rushed out...

US Grabs 1st Gold in Women's Moguls
 US Grabs 1st Gold 
 in Women's Moguls 

US Grabs 1st Gold in Women's Moguls

Ohno skates to 6th Olympic medal as US takes early lead

(Newser) - Apolo Anton Ohno scored his sixth Olympic medal yesterday, a silver in the men's 1500 meter speedskating that made him the most decorated US Winter Olympian since Bonnie Blair—and put the US on the medal stand for the first time in Vancouver. Hannah Kearney's win in the women's ski...

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