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39 Olympic Athletes Who Are Having A Worse Day Than You

Let’s not forget that these breathtakingly graceful and talented individuals competing for the ultimate sporting glory are also just humans on a shitload of ice and snow.

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Stacey Kemp falls as she and David King of Britain compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition.

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Devin Logan of the U.S. crashes during the women’s freestyle skiing slopestyle finals.

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Germany’s Sophie Kratzer, top, falls on Russia’s Yelena Dergachyova during the second period of the women’s ice hockey game.

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Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada falls as she competes in the women’s team free skate figure skating competition.

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Marissa Castelli falls as she and Simon Shnapir of the U.S. compete in the team pairs free skate figure skating competition.

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Minnamari Tuominen of Finland falls under Hilary Knight of the U.S. during the women’s ice hockey game.

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Ireland’s Seamus O’Connor crashes out during the men’s snowboard halfpipe semi-final.

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Laurenne Ross of the U.S sits on the course after falling during the downhill portion of the women’s Super Combined.

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Italy’s Nicole Della Monica (right) looks on as her partner Matteo Guarise falls during the figure skating pairs short program.

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Switzerland’s Lucien Koch falls while performing a jump during the men’s snowboard slopestyle semi-final.

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Switzerland’s Nadja Jnglin-Kamer falls near the finish line during a women’s downhill training run.

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Maylin Wende falls as she and Daniel Wende of Germany compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition.

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Jessika Jensen of the U.S. takes a fall during the ladies’ snowboarding slopestyle qualifications.

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Daniel Greig of Australia (L) falls in race one against Yuya Oikawa of Japan in the men’s 500 meters speed skating event.

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Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands falls as he takes the start with Canada’s Muncef Ouardi, top, for the second heat of the men’s 500-meter speed skating race.

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Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla (front) watches as Sweden’s Ida Ingemarsdotter (L) falls as they cross the finish line in the women’s cross-country sprint free semi-final.

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Stefania Berton falls as she and Ondrej Hotarek of Italy compete in the team pairs free skate figure skating competition.

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Canada’s Charles Hamelin celebrates winning as China’s Chen Dequan (back R) and J.R. Celski of the U.S. (bottom L) fall, during the men’s 1,500 meters short track speed skating race finals.

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Australia’s Anna Segal crashes during the women’s freestyle skiing slopestyle finals.

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Norway’s Maren Lundby falls after her trial jump during the women’s normal hill ski jumping final.

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Russia’s Anton Gafarov falls with a broken ski during the men’s semifinal of the cross-country sprint.

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Jason Brown of the U.S. falls while performing during the team men’s figure skating dance short program.

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Norway’s Marit Bjoergen (right) falls as Slovenia’s Katja Visnar passes by during the women’s semifinal heat of the cross-country sprint.

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Sjinkie Knegt of Netherlands (back) and Park Se-Yeong of South Korea crash out in a men’s 1500 meters short track speed skating final.

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Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy falls as he competes in the men’s team free skate figure skating competition.

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Finland’s Ville Miettunen falls while performing a jump during the men’s freestyle skiing moguls qualification round.

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AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

 

Jeremy Abbott of the U.S. falls as he competes in the men’s team short program figure skating competition.

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Gregory Bretz of the U.S. crashes during the men’s snowboard halfpipe semi-final.

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Stefania Berton falls as she and Ondrej Hotarek of Italy compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition.

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China’s Shi Wancheng lies on the snow after crashing during the men’s snowboard halfpipe semi-final.

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Poland’s Michal Ligocki crashes during the men’s snowboard halfpipe qualification round.

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Russia’s Valeriya Reznik speeds past Jessica Smith (right) of the U.S. who crashes out while competing in the women’s 500 meters short track speed skating heats event.

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Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy falls as he competes in the men’s team short program figure skating competition.

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Italy’s Greta Laurent (top L) crashes during the women’s cross-country sprint quarterfinal.

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Jack Whelbourne of Britain crashes out in a men’s 1500m short track speed skating final.

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Canada’s Kaya Turski crashes on the finish line during the women’s freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification event.

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Vanessa James, right, falls as she and Morgan Cipres of France compete in the team pairs short program figure skating competition.

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Sin Da-woon (L) and Lee Han-bin ® of Korea crash out in the men’s 1,500 metres short track speed skating semi-final event.

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Germany’s Lisa Zimmermann crashes during the women’s freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification event.

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