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Sarka Pancochova ~ Slopestyle

Photograph By Nick Atkins/sceneimages.com

Sarka Pancochova, right, crashed so hard during the women's slopestyle finals that she cracked her helmet. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, instead of going straight to the hospital from the event, the IOC made her stop and take a drug test first. Luckily, medical tests revealed no major damage. However, we were a bit annoyed that Sarka had to go to doping control in such a difficult situation, Jaroslav Vetvicka, the Czech team doctor, told the WSJ. Despite the crash, Pancochova also competed in women's halfpipe on Wednesday. She made it to the semifinal round.