Snowboarders stumble through competition in Sochi - Served Fresh by Subway

Snowboarders in Sochi were very vocal about the deteriorating conditions of the halfpipe course at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Warm temperatures on the mountain have made the halfpipe difficult to ride for the competitors. Riders have been playing it very safe with muted tricks and the amount of falls is unusually high for these world-class athletes.

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O'Connor crashes out during the men's snowboard halfpipe semi-final event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Ireland's Seamus O'Connor crashes out during the men's snowboard halfpipe semi-final event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)

Poland's Michal Ligocki crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Poland's Michal Ligocki crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Switzerland's Jan Scherrer crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Switzerland's Jan Scherrer crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)

Canada's Brad Martin competes during men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Canada's Brad Martin competes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)

Dolf van der Wal of the Netherlands crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Dolf van der Wal of the Netherlands crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)

Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov competes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov competes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)

Canada's Derek Livingston crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Canada's Derek Livingston crashes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)

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