In case you missed it: Skier loses pants during event

Henrik Harlaut of Sweden brought baggy-pants style to the Men's Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle event.

Harlaut's looks were equal part "Fab Five" and "Bob Marley."

Dreadlocks flowing through the air, pants sagging to his ankles at every jump, the 22-year-old put on a show in more way than one. He lost his skis during his first qualifying run, forcing him to do the walk of shame back up the hill to fetch him, his blue tights evident as his suspenders fought a mostly losing battle to keep the pants somewhere in the vicinity of his waist.

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Not that it matters. Harlaut posted a 83.20 on his next trip, good enough to make the medal round. He flashed a "hang loose" sign after advancing and had no plans to cinch up his drawers for the finals.

"I don't find it difficult," Harlaut said. "I've skied like that the past 10 years. It's been (my style) for awhile. I'm pretty comfortable like that."

He's pretty comfortable with his dreads too. Harlaut hasn't cut his hair in more than four years and there are no plans to grab a pair of scissors any time soon.

The finals of the event were held today in Sochi. Go to our Olympics page if you want to know what happened. Otherwise watch a recap on NBC primetime on Channel 3.


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