By Luke Andrews For Mailonline
Published: 15:57 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 16:17 GMT, 3 March 2020
A 24-year-old snowboarder has escaped with concussion, two black eyes and a broken nose after knocking herself out during a practice race.
Shocking footage shows Macarena Valle slam her head into a metal rail when she misses it at the Burton US Open 2020, in Vail, Colorado, before flipping and crashing into the frozen ground.
She was unconscious for several minutes and later posted a photo showing a large dent in her helmet.
Macarena Valle crashed after missing a metal rail at the Burton US Open 2020
Ms Valle was unconscious for several minutes following the accident (pictured)
The video begins with Ms Valle jumping towards the metal rail during