Byron Wells

New Zealand Olympian: 1243

Byron Wells was selected for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games however the Wanaka freeskier was forced to withdraw from competition the day before his event due to a leg injury.

Byron incurred an injury during practice with a bad landing whilst attempting a switch double alley-oop trick during the halfpipe. This resulted in significant soft tissue damage and although intending to continue competition, Byron was unable to fit a ski boot forcing him to make the unfortunate decision to withdraw from competition.

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