Falls and Slips at the 2014 Winter Olympics | GIFs

Wipeout! The Biggest Slips and Spills of the Olympics

Wipeout! The Biggest Slips and Spills of the Olympics

Professional athletes often train for years to win gold at the Olympics. And while they may spend months perfecting one routine or nailing a particular move, a few surprising, heartbreaking Olympic moments are inevitable, and no one can predict what will happen when they step onto the world stage. As much as we admire the athletes for their tenacity and determination, there's no denying there were some challenges for several competitors at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Keep reading to relive the most memorable mistakes and make sure to check out the stunning pictures from the closing ceremony!

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