Outdoors

15 unforgettable moments in winter sports

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Hermann Maier comes back from a horrific crash

Anyone who knows anything about skiing knows that Austrian Hermann Maier is one of the best downhill skiers of all time. They also probably remember the horrific crash Maier experienced during the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan. And, if they remember that, they probably remember that despite what looked like a career-ending and life-threatening accident, Maier won the gold in both the Super-G and Giant Slalom at that Olympiad.

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