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“My Legs Got All Twisted”: Popular Show ‘The Office’ Star Suffers Saddening Fate on a Skiing Holiday

Published 05/22/2023, 2:55 PM EDT

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NBC sitcom, ‘The Office’ fame Jenna Fischer has acted in nearly 16 movies since 1998. The 49-year-old actress has received many accolades at events like the St. Louis International Film Festival and TromaDance Film Festival. Moreover, immensely popular as Pam Beesly in The Office, Fischer is the host of her podcast titled, “Office Ladies”. Recently, the actress opened up about an unfortunate incident on her show.

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In one of her recent episodes of Office Ladies, the actress shared a horrific accident that she faced during her holiday in Aspen.

Jenna Fischer had to bear the wrath of her skiing adventure


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In April, Jenna Fischer visited Aspen with her family during spring break. Although she had a great time during her six-day vacation, on her last day, Fischer experienced an uncalled incident.

In her podcast, the actress revealed that she decided to visit one of her friend’s places. To reach her house, she had two options. She could take off her boots and walk down the ski slope carrying her skis in her hand or she could scurry down the ski slope wearing her pair of skis.


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Fischer decided that since it was very slippery to walk in the ice-covered area, she would scurry, wearing her skis. However, things did not go according to her plan. Sadly, the actress slipped on the icy slopes. She explained in the podcast, “My legs got all twisted, and I fell onto a slushy, very hard sidewalk on my shoulder, and it broke.”

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Moreover, when she tried to fly back home after the injury, she experienced a snowstorm. The notorious wind did not let her catch her flight, and she had to extend her trip for a couple of days. Finally, after returning home, the actress told her Instagram fans that she will be “in a sling for the next six weeks followed by physical therapy.”

A 13-year-old boy tragically passes away after a skiing accident


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On March 5, a teenage boy went skiing in the afternoon at the Christmas Mountains Village in the Dells area of Wisconsin. Suddenly, he crashed against a tree and became unconscious. Immediately after the collision, people rushed to the scene alerting the EMS and the Delton Fire Department.

When the rescue teams began giving CPR to the boy, they could not find his pulse. Moreover, despite providing proper medical aid, the boy could not be saved and was declared dead on the spot.


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From actors like Jenna Fischer to common people, ski accidents hover upon everyone. Hence, it is important to maintain as much safety as possible.

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Muskan Sharma


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