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Nina Buitrago breaks jaw in three places

DK's Nina Buitrago breaks jaw, undergoes surgery

Updated: October 26, 2011, 3:55 PM ET
By Brian Tunney

DK Bicycles/etnies footwear sponsored female BMX pro Nina Buitrago crashed during a bowl transfer on Sunday in Austin and broke her jaw in three places, along with several teeth. According to 30-year-old Buitrago, the crash involved a "high speed transfer gone wrong in a bowl," in which she "overshot the landing and went down on her face."

Buitrago, originally from Long Island, N.Y. and now living in Austin, Texas, is awaiting surgery and will most likely have her jaw wired ...

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