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Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway crashes as he competes during the men's downhill of FIS Ski World cup in Kitzbuehel, Austria on January 23, 2016.   / AFP / JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway crashes as he competes during the men's downhill of FIS Ski World cup in Kitzbuehel, Austria on January 23, 2016.   / AFP / JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

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