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Alternative picture of the week
Whoops. We meant to load this on Friday but it is such a good shot, we thought it wasn’t too late.
Here’s Sports Pictures Editor Greg Bos: “Swiss staff photographer Pascal Lauener captures the moment perfectly when an Italian skiier takes a tumble during the men’s giant slalom in Are, Sweden. Pascal was covering the finish line arrivals when he shot this image a bit further up the course.”
ORIGINAL CAPTION: Christof Innerhofer of Italy falls during the second run of the men’s giant slalom race at the Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Are March 13, 2009. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener