VIDEO: Olympic Snowboarder Training Accident Caught On Camera

VIDEO: Olympic Snowboarder Training Accident Caught On Camera

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VIDEO: Olympic Snowboarder Training Accident Caught On Camera

24 year old, Ryan Stassel, had an extremely close call while training for the PyeongChang Olympics. The Sochi 2014 slopestyle competitor flew off the side of dryslope training jump at the Utah Olympic Park and hit the side of the airbag, landing dangerously close to missing the padding next to the takeoff.  Stassel commented “This is how not to train for the Olympics.”

Best of luck to Ryan on his road to PyeongChang and remember: 

Here’s a taste of what Ryan is working on in Utah when he’s not winging into the side of the airbag:

Throwing one for the boys! @ussnowboardteam @bolle_eyewear

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Ohh ya!!! Here's a clip from day two. Can't wait to see what the limits are on this thing! @ussnowboardteam @bolle_eyewear

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