PYEONGCHANG (February 9, 2018) – The Canadian Olympic Committee has issued the following statement regarding Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin:

Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin fell during training this morning. She has been taken to the regional hospital as a precaution. She is conscious and alert and on her way back to the Village with a team doctor. Her condition will continue to be monitored.

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Brendan Matthews, Media Attaché – Snowboard
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Photi Sotiropoulos, Communications Lead
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