Annemiek Van Vleuten was in the lead on the descent and cruising around 50mph when a slick roadway from a slight drizzle caused her to crash head-first into the curb. She laid there looking lifeless for a minute or two before she received medical attention. As I write this NBC says there are unconfirmed reports from the Dutch Olympic team that she is okay. Thank God, in live action I swear she looked like she died. That was one of the nastiest crashes I have ever seen and hope I never see anything like that again. She was FLYING around 50mph! I get nervous driving a car that fast let alone cycling downhill on a slick road. So hopefully the report is true but fuck man, that was insane.

 

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