Track Cycling has extensive coverage of the 2011 World Cup on their site. One of the best photos on their Flickr stream happens to be this one of a rider named Awang crossing the finish line after he slipped out on the boards.
Check out the close-up of his leg below.
Yep. That’s a splinter. Makes you wonder what would hurt worse, pulling that out or digging asphalt out of you road rash.