Just a few gates from the finish line crashed Italy's Lara Della Mea.

She overturned and then flew a short distance before landing on her back.

Paramedics quickly arrived at Della Mea and she was cared for on the hill for a while before she was taken away on a stretcher.

- The risk is when you slide like that on the side and it well grabs the ski, there will be a maximum compression with a twist when the ski is stuck in the snow with many forces.

Often it is the knee that must take all that power, says Tobias Hellman.