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Snowboard, freestyle courses safety blasted

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Sochi's Olympic snowboarding and freestyle courses were blasted as "retarded" and "far from perfect" as a series of spectacular crashes continued to scar the event on Tuesday. 

Norway's Torgeir Bergrem falls during competition in the Men's Snowboard Slopestyle qualification at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014

Australian women's halfpipe favourite Torah Bright, who crashed in training, led the criticism, claiming that organisers were not calling on expert course builders.

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