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Women's Alpine: Super G

It was a beautiful, warm, sunny day at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. The crowds that packed the stands to watch the women’s super G racing were hardly bundled up at all, having a great time.

Not so much for the skiers. Of the 29 women who started the three super G races, ten did not finish. 

Most seriously injured were two Americans, who were both helicoptered off the slopes, Alana Nichols and Stephani Victor. Late in the day, Alana posted on Facebook: “I am just fine. I was knocked unconscious and had to have stitches in my chin, but feel incredibly blessed to have left the mountain today in the shape I am in.” She added that Stephani was also banged up but ok.

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