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WATCH: Massive Avalanche Causes BC Highway Closure

If you needed any more evidence of just how frighteningly powerful avalanches can be, observe the above video from the British Columbia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure.

According to the Washington Post, the controlled avalanche was set off by transportation officials on Friday, and The Inertia reports that the slide ultimately resulted in the closure of six miles of the highway in the surrounding areas. Watch the video, and then thank your lucky stars for the people who work in avalanche mitigation.

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Through Loopholes, You Too Can be an Olympian
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Through Loopholes, You Too Can be an Olympian

Through Loopholes, You Too Can be an Olympian

Liz Swaney may not be hitting the Olympic halfpipe as hard as the other Olympic skiers, but she’s definitely living her life at full send. Her score in the women's ski halfpipe qualifiers wasn't groundbreaking—a mere 31.40—but what is compelling is the full life this 33-year-old has had.  Considering she’s already ran for Governor against Arnold Schwarzenegger in California, attended both Harvard and Berkley, and tried out for the Oakland Raiders cheer team: Swaney is fazed by nothing.  This

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Chloe Kim, Shaun White Absolutely Slay the Olympic Halfpipe
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Chloe Kim, Shaun White Absolutely Slay the Olympic Halfpipe

Chloe Kim, Shaun White Absolutely Slay the Olympic Halfpipe

Yesterday was nothing short of pure domination by the American snowboarding team in the Olympic Halfpipe. On her Olympic debut in the women's snowboard halfpipe final, Chloe Kim set the standard early by dropping an impressive 93.75 score on her first run. A score so solid, that none of the other competitors could match it by her final run.  Having already won gold, Kim let loose with a victory lap for the ages, one-upping herself, by landing a frontside 1080 into a cab 1080

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Lindsey Vonn Gets Emotional After Taking Bronze in Downhill
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Lindsey Vonn Gets Emotional After Taking Bronze in Downhill

Lindsey Vonn Gets Emotional After Taking Bronze in Downhill

In what she said would “most likely” be her final Olympic downhill race, Lindsey Vonn took home the bronze medal. According to Eurosport, with Mikaela Shiffrin opting to skip the event, Vonn was the favorite to win. Previously, Vonn claimed Olympic downhill gold at Vancouver 2010, but was sidelined from Sochi 2014 due to torn ligaments in her right knee. PyeongChang was the last opportunity in her racing career to repeat in the event. Chasing after Italian Sofia Goggia’s time of 1:39.22, the