Russian player Drozdov ate the ice during their 7-6 win over the Swiss team today. Though Russia is 1-4 in Curling games so far, maybe this is the kind of rude awakening they need to continue on.
Also, if anybody knows what it actually means to win or score points in curling, let us know in the comments.
American snowboarder Shaun White recently declined to participate in some of Sochi's snowboarding events for exactly the reason you see above. Numerous injuries on the slope course and complaints about the safety of the event have evidently fallen on deaf ears.