Ski jumper Robert Kranjec out Sunday after nasty fall

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Every now and then, athletes shake off painful injuries and setbacks that would leave normal people on the mend indefinitely. Men’s ski jumper¬†Robert Kranjec did so on Saturday, limping off after this jarring moment captured by NBCOlympics.com.

WATCH: Kranjec’s nasty fall — and rise

The Associated Press captured Kranjec at what might have been his most uncomfortable moment:

source: AP

Yikes.

Word from FIS is that he won’t be able to compete today because of a knee injury likely suffered during that fall, but he it doesn’t sound like he’s been ruled out of the Olympics altogether. The 32-year-old may attempt to get back into the groove when large hill competition kicks in on Feb. 15.