Winter Olympics 2018: Horrific moment skier Lara Gut tumbles in shock fall before wiping out a photographer

SWISS skier Lara Gut crashed into a photographer after a spectacular wipeout in the ladies's big slalom.

Amazingly neither of them have been harm after the Winter Olympics drama that unfolded in PyeongChang.

 The writing is on the wall as out of control Lara Gut careers downhill

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The writing is on the wall as out of management Lara Gut careers downhill

And the velocity specialist, 26, insisted she can be effective for the Tremendous-G in two days' time.

Simply 17 seconds into her run, Gut appeared to catch one of many early gates with the tip of a ski.

This induced her to hurtle off the course and ship startled photographers scrambling to flee her path.

Afterwards, she confirmed: "No, I'm OK, I'm OK. I requested the photographer if he was OK, too, and he stated he was.

 Wallop! Lara Gut crashes in to a startled photographer

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Wallop! Lara Gut crashes in to a startled photographer
 Luckily the Swiss skier hit just one of the photographers on the side of the run

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Fortunately the Swiss skier hit simply one of many photographers on the aspect of the run

"I feel it's getting scary to be a photographer on snowboarding hills."

Gut, 26, gained an Olympic bronze in the downhill in Sochi 4 years in the past.

In 2016 turned the primary Swiss lady to win the general World Cup title since Vreni Schneider in 1995.

Regardless of struggling for full health after struggling a knee damage, she at present tops the World Cup Tremendous-G rankings and sits seventh in the downhill.

 A happier Lara Gut at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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A happier Lara Gut on the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup occasion in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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She stated: "I feel I simply went a little bit too early on my inside ski however it's not one thing new that I'm struggling a bit in GS (big slalom) this yr.

"My Olympics aren't over after 17 seconds. I'll be again racing once more on Saturday."

SWISS skier Lara Gut crashed into a photographer after a spectacular wipeout in the ladies's big slalom.

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