Canadian skier Christopher Del Bosco remains hospitalized with long list of injuries

Freestyle skier Christopher Del Bosco remains hospitalized in stable condition with a long list of injuries, Team Canada announced on Thursday.

Del Bosco broke his pelvis and four ribs as the result of a high-flying crash in Wednesday’s qualifying for the men’s ski cross. He also suffered a pulmonary contusion (bruised lungs).

Del Bosco, an American who lives in Montreal and competes for Team Canada, was participating in the eighth heat when he lost control on one of the final jumps and backward somersaulted hard into the ground. Emergency workers attended to him for more than 10 minutes before carting him off for medical attention. Del Bosco waved to fans as he left the hill.

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Canada's Christopher Delbosco (R) falls as France's Francois Place (2nd L) leads the men's ski cross 1/8 final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Canada's Christopher Delbosco (R) falls as France's Francois Place (2nd L) leads the men's ski cross 1/8 final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Freestyle Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Ski Cross Finals - Phoenix Snow Park - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Christopher Delbosco of Canada crashes. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Canada's Christopher Delbosco falls during the men's ski cross 1/8 final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Canada's Christopher Delbosco falls during the men's ski cross 1/8 final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: Christopher Delbosco of Canada crashes during the Mens Skicross Finals at Phoenix Snow Park on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Getty Images)
Freestyle Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Ski Cross Finals - Phoenix Snow Park - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Christopher Delbosco of Canada crashes. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
TOPSHOT - Canada's Christopher Delbosco is evacuated after being injured during the men's ski cross 1/8 final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Canada's Christopher Delbosco is evacuated after being injured during the men's ski cross 1/8 final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: Christoph Wahrestoetter of Austria, Erik Mobaerg of Sweden crash in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Cross 1/8 finals on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: Terence Tchiknavorian of France is helped by the emergency services after a crash in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Cross 1/8 finals on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: Terence Tchiknavorian of France reacts after a crash in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Cross 1/8 finals on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 21: Terence Tchiknavorian of France reacts after a crash in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Cross 1/8 finals on day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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The event was later won by fellow Canada teammate Brady Leman, who offered his thoughts on Del Bosco’s situation.

“It sucks, it’s a teammate,” Leman told reporters in PyeongChang. “Del was skiing super, super fast. In training he was one of the top guys every day. So he would have been tough to beat I think if he could have stayed on his feet.

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