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02/18/2010

Thrills and Spills

Bernard Weil, Chief Photographer/Multimedia

The women's Olympic downhill event took place in Whistler February 17 with lots of action.

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Swiss skiier Dominique Gisin crashes near at finish line in the women's downhill, Whistler, February 17, 2010. 

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Dejected after crashing, Swiss skiier Dominique Gisin is helped off the course.

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Anja Paerson of Sweden crashes near the finish line in the women's downhill.

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Andrea Fischbacher crashes after crossing the finish line in the women's downhill, Whistler, February 17, 2010.

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Chemmy Alcott of Great Britain crashes near the finish line.

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USA'a Lindsey Vonn crosses the finish line and takes first place in the women's downhill, Whistler.

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USA'a Lindsey Vonn crosses the finish line and takes first place.

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USA's Julia Mancuso reacts after crossing the finish line in the women's downhill, getting silver.

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USA's Gold medal Lindsey Vonn holds up the flag during the flower ceremony in the women's downhill.

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fantastic captures! I must commend Richard Lautens on his work at these games as well! keep it up!

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