Sometimes the camera just can't pan or tilt away fast enough to prevent viewers from seeing horrific injuries. And who says we want them to?
In the last 50 years, there have been enough memorable injuries to make fans want to stay indoors, buy a treadmill, or rock the Nintendo Wii to avoid breaking, tearing or scraping themselves in random places.
Here are some of the worst injuries ever caught on video or camera of the last half-century.
Caution: These images and videos are graphic, viewer discretion is advised.
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