04/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ski Jumping Crashes Caught On Tape (VIDEO)

Ski jumping competitions begin in just days at the 2010 Winter Olympics. While the sport is certainly enjoyable to watch, it is also fraught with danger. Or, as the below video puts it, there is a dark side to the sport. Scroll down for video of epic ski jumping crashes.

WATCH (via SB Nation via Fourth-Place Medal):