IOC Official: Slopestyle Injuries 'Unacceptable'

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IOC Official: Slopestyle Injuries 'Unacceptable'
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Maybe Shaun White was right all along. The Olympic debut of ski and snowboard slopestyle - which White withdrew from, fearing he might get hurt - produced an "unacceptably high" number of injuries at the Sochi Winter Games and should be dropped from future editions if the disciplines don't become safer, says an International Olympic Committee official charged with monitoring injuries among Olympians.

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