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Sage Kotsenburg suffers concussion in Fenway Big Air crash

Sage Kotsenburg

Sage Kotsenburg of the U.S. performs a jump during the men’s snowboard slopestyle semi-final competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)


Olympic snowboard slopestyle champion Sage Kotsenburg crashed in training and suffered a concussion before the finals of the Big Air at Fenway Park in Boston on Thursday evening.

“Nothing too major at all,” Kotsenburg said on TODAY on Friday. “I feel great this morning.”

Kotsenburg, 22, was to be the headliner of the finals after fellow Olympic slopestyle champion Jamie Anderson was eliminated in earlier qualifying.

Big Air at Fenway was to be Kotsenburg’s final competition of the season, according to Sports Illustrated. He finished 10th in snowboard slopestyle at the Winter X Games two weeks ago.

Kotsenburg has said he would like to compete in slopestyle and big air at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, where big air will make its Winter Games debut.

NBC Sports Live Extra will have live coverage of the final day of Big Air at Fenway on Friday for the ski big air finals at 8:30 p.m. ET.

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