Gif of the Day: Victory Never Tasted So Sweet as Russian Skier Egor Korotkov Wins Gold as Others Crash and Tumble

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Updated: Today's first ski cross quarterfinal heat featured a big crash just before the finish, taking out three skiers and allowing Switzerland's Armin Niederer to cross first. Only second place would join him in the semis and that went to Russian Egor Korotkov as he slid in first... barely.

Almost Fail of the Day: Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen Celebrated Early and Almost Lost a Gold Medal

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Svendsen was a few yards ahead of France's Martin Fourcade down the stretch of the 40-minute race. Right before he crossed the finish line Svendsen held his hands above his head in celebration, allowing Fourcade to almost beat him.

They finished with identical times of 42 minutes, 29.1 seconds. Svendsen won gold after the photo finish showed he finished first by a few feet.

A Reporter Brings Skiier Bode Miller to Tears Because This Isn't Already the Most Messed-Up Olympics Yet

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WARNING: This one's kind of hard to watch. Also, can we get this reporter off the air already?