Canadian Olympic snowboarder Laurie Blouin carried off on stretcher

Laurie Blouin pictured in March, 2017. (JULIO MUNOZ/CP)

Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin was carried off the Phoenix Park course on a stretcher after a nasty training fall on Friday at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

The reigning world champion in slopestyle fell heavily when her board got stuck in a crack after she landed a double jump.

There was no immediate word on the extent of her injuries.

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