Needing to impress an Olympic selection committee, Danny Davis suffered one of the most brutal-looking crashes in a halfpipe snowboarding contest.
The Sochi Olympian and two-time X Games champion crumpled on the lip of the pipe in his second of three runs in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., on Saturday night.
He walked out of the pipe but did not take a third run.
It came in the fourth and final Olympic selection event, three weeks before the PyeongChang Winter Games.
Shaun White, Ben Ferguson and Jake Pates had already clinched the first three Olympic spots last week.
Davis, Chase Josey and Gabe Ferguson were competing Saturday to boost their resumes for the one available discretionary Olympic selection to be made early next week.
Davis came to Mammoth as the clubhouse leader.
But Josey likely nailed down the spot by winning Saturday’s contest.
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