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Olympics Day 4 - Beach Volleyball

Jefferson Bellaguarda of Switzerland dives for a shot during the Men's Beach Volleyball Preliminary match between Brazil and Switzerland on Day 4 at Horse Guards Parade on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Olympic wipeouts, dives and crashes

Olympians are just as susceptible to gravity as the rest of us mere mortals. Check out these falls, leaps slides, dives, tumbles and wrecks from the London Games. -- By Carla Thorpe, Yahoo! Sports