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Schairer has concussion, fractured ribs

Updated: January 30, 2010, 9:05 PM ET
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ASPEN, Colo. -- World champion snowboarder Max Schairer of Austria was transported to the hospital after a nasty wipeout in the Winter X Games snowboardcross semifinals.

Schairer was diagnosed with a mild concussion, fractured ribs and a chest contusion, according to Aspen Valley Hospital. He was released from the hospital after a CAT scan was negative.

Schairer, the 2009 champion who is scheduled to compete at the Vancouver Olympics next month, got tangled up in a wreck involving ...

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