SLOPESTYLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SLOPESTYLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sports briefs: Slopestyle events under fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812029-77/slopestyle-almagro-clay-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812029-77/slopestyle-almagro-clay-final.html.csp">Sports briefs: Slopestyle events under fire</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T23:37:39.368-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WINTER SPORTS • Maybe Shaun White was right all along. The Olympic debut of ski and snowboard slopestyle — which White withdrew from, fearing he might get hurt — produced an “unacceptably high” number of injuries at the Sochi Winter Games and should be dropped from future editions if the disciplines don’t become safer, says an International Olympic Committee official charged with monitoring injuries among Olympians. Lars Engebretsen, head of scientific activities at the IOC’s medical and scient...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812029@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:37:39 MDT