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#Skiing

# skiing - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Irish Winter Olympics hopeful seals top 25 finish at Skiing World Championships
# Skiing
# Skiing

Irish Winter Olympics hopeful seals top 25 finish at Skiing World Championships

Sun 6:10 PM 4,699 Views 7 Comments

Cormac Comerford finished in 23rd place at the the Cortina d’Ampezzo Alpine Skiing World Championships.

# skiing - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa
From TheJournal.ie
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain

Sep 5th 2019, 11:03 PM 48,197 Views 2 Comments

Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.

# skiing - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort
# Courchevel
From TheJournal.ie
# Courchevel

Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort

Jan 20th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,516 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the fire at the ski resort of Courchevel was not immediately known.

# skiing - Monday 30 April, 2018

Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors
# Pigne D'Arolla
From TheJournal.ie
# Pigne D'Arolla

Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors

Apr 30th 2018, 8:28 PM 46,531 Views 6 Comments

Five others remain in critical condition after ending up stranded in the Pigne d’Arolla area of the Swiss Alps.

# skiing - Sunday 25 February, 2018

13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps
# Avoriaz
From TheJournal.ie
# Avoriaz

13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps

Feb 25th 2018, 6:26 PM 19,055 Views 12 Comments

The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.

# skiing - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics
# Pyeongchang 2018
# Pyeongchang 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics

Feb 15th 2018, 1:47 PM 3,031 Views 0 Comments

The American skiier has her sights set on multiple Olympic titles.

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete
# Unforgiving
# Unforgiving

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete

Feb 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,344 Views 21 Comments

Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

# skiing - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut
# Pyeongchang 2018
# Pyeongchang 2018

Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut

Feb 11th 2018, 10:26 AM 6,914 Views 4 Comments

The Norway-born skier finished 16 minutes off first-place on Sunday morning in South Korea.

# skiing - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
# The Alps
From TheJournal.ie
# The Alps

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,855 Views 18 Comments

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# skiing - Monday 25 December, 2017

150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps
# All Downhill From Here
From TheJournal.ie
# All Downhill From Here

150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps

Dec 25th 2017, 11:21 AM 16,176 Views 10 Comments

They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.

# skiing - Monday 13 March, 2017

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort
# Skiing Crash
From TheJournal.ie
# Skiing Crash

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort

Mar 13th 2017, 2:31 PM 24,860 Views 11 Comments

The Italian died and a British tourist was left seriously injured.

# skiing - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015
# Photo Journalism
From TheJournal.ie
# Photo Journalism

Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015

Feb 21st 2016, 6:08 PM 14,592 Views 0 Comments

All of these images were recognised by the World Press Photo Contest.

# skiing - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss
# Schumi
From TheJournal.ie
# Schumi

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss

Feb 4th 2016, 10:19 PM 70,685 Views 50 Comments

“I get news about him constantly, and unfortunately it’s not good.”

# skiing - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain
# Alaska
From TheJournal.ie
# Alaska

WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain

Jan 27th 2016, 8:41 PM 23,299 Views 27 Comments

“I got really lucky.”

# skiing - Friday 25 December, 2015

'It's not beyond anyone' - Kelly Gallagher on why others with disabilities can dream of gold medals
# Gold Standard
# Gold Standard

'It's not beyond anyone' - Kelly Gallagher on why others with disabilities can dream of gold medals

Dec 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,881 Views 1 Comment

The Paralympic gold medallist tells The42 about overcoming obstacles to reach the top of her sport.

# skiing - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race
# Drone Strike
# Drone Strike

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:15 PM 7,094 Views 9 Comments

Man, skiing is dangerous.

# skiing - Friday 18 December, 2015

Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident
# Austria
From TheJournal.ie
# Austria

Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident

Dec 18th 2015, 7:55 AM 26,270 Views 28 Comments

An Austrian court heard yesterday that the woman and girl collided on a piste in a resort near the Swiss border.

# skiing - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask
# Advice
# Advice

Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask

Nov 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,192 Views 1 Comment

Are you hitting the slopes this winter? Here’s some advice.

# skiing - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Woods says he's telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth
# All Smiles
# All Smiles

Woods says he's telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth

Jan 28th 2015, 8:35 AM 3,187 Views 3 Comments

The former world number one has had his say on last week’s incident.

# skiing - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'The fact I beat a lot of the men as well...I think they're quite impressed'
# Slope Style
# Slope Style

'The fact I beat a lot of the men as well...I think they're quite impressed'

Jan 25th 2015, 12:15 PM 16,640 Views 16 Comments

Irish Olympian skier Kirsty McGarry claimed a historic victory this week at the ‘world’s craziest race’ in the Swiss Alps.

# skiing - Friday 23 January, 2015

Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps
# On The Piste
# On The Piste

Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps

Jan 23rd 2015, 3:14 PM 6,279 Views 1 Comment

Schilthorn is best-known as having served as a key location in the James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’.

# skiing - Friday 16 January, 2015

There are GoPro videos... and then there's this work of art
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

There are GoPro videos... and then there's this work of art

Jan 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,717 Views 3 Comments

If you ever wanted to go skiing without the risk of broken bones, this is for you.

# skiing - Friday 9 January, 2015

Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing
# Alps
From TheJournal.ie
# Alps

Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing

Jan 9th 2015, 1:15 PM 30,335 Views 21 Comments

Karl K was 21 when he disappeared in 1929.

# skiing - Monday 29 December, 2014

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home
# Home Sweet Home
From TheJournal.ie
# Home Sweet Home

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home

Dec 29th 2014, 9:17 AM 12,843 Views 14 Comments

The Irish holidaymakers spent more than 30 hours in Chambery Airport.

# skiing - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics
# Cheating
# Cheating

Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics

Nov 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 29,254 Views 15 Comments

The violinist has now been banned from skiing for four years.

# skiing - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Planning a ski holiday? Here are 6 important things you need to consider...
# Snow Day
# Snow Day

Planning a ski holiday? Here are 6 important things you need to consider...

Oct 29th 2014, 12:58 PM 3,864 Views 6 Comments

Who’s hitting the slopes?

# skiing - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip
# The Shift
From The Daily Edge
# The Shift

You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip

Sep 30th 2014, 10:04 PM 4,888 Views 5 Comments

See yiz on the slopes.

# skiing - Monday 16 June, 2014

Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left Grenoble hospital
# Schumacher
# Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left Grenoble hospital

Jun 16th 2014, 11:01 AM 31,321 Views 50 Comments

F1 star had been in CHU Grenoble since a serious skiing accident last December.

# skiing - Friday 21 February, 2014

Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl

Feb 21st 2014, 6:37 PM 1,995 Views 4 Comments

Florence Bell failed to finish the women’s slalom in Sochi.

# skiing - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish
# Sochi
# Sochi

Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish

Feb 20th 2014, 11:02 AM 4,891 Views 5 Comments

Check out how this one came to an end.

# skiing - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare

Feb 18th 2014, 1:48 PM 1,651 Views 1 Comment

Skiier injured his shoulder during a training session in Sochi 10 days ago.

# skiing - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier
# Olympic Spirit
# Olympic Spirit

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier

Feb 15th 2014, 1:06 PM 5,019 Views 5 Comments

Dario Cologna waited to welcome home his Peruvian opponent, who was competing two weeks after breaking several ribs.

# skiing - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen
# Reel Stories
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen

Feb 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,106 Views 0 Comments

The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.

Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher banking on hard work paying off in Sochi
# Interview
# Interview

Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher banking on hard work paying off in Sochi

Feb 9th 2014, 9:59 AM 2,358 Views 0 Comments

Northern Ireland’s first ever Winter Paralympian has the plans and support in place to improve on her fourth place in 2010.

# skiing - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment

Feb 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 1,885 Views 0 Comments

With strong roots in Kerry and Limerick, Conor Lyne will feel right at home when he skis for Ireland at the Winter Olympics.

# skiing - Monday 3 February, 2014

Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place

Feb 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 2,229 Views 1 Comment

17-year-old from Birmingham will represent Ireland in downhill and giant slalom skiing.

# skiing - Monday 27 January, 2014

Scary helmet-cam video shows skier plunging into hidden stream
# Argh!
From The Daily Edge
# Argh!

Scary helmet-cam video shows skier plunging into hidden stream

Jan 27th 2014, 8:30 PM 1,441 Views 0 Comments

They were okay, but OH JAYSUS.

Vial thieves steal blood of Pope John Paul II
# Pope DNA
From TheJournal.ie
# Pope DNA

Vial thieves steal blood of Pope John Paul II

Jan 27th 2014, 11:03 AM 12,904 Views 57 Comments

Sniffer dogs and 50 police officers are on the hunt for the deceased pontiff’s blood.

# skiing - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Schumacher's skis not the cause of his accident, say investigators
# Latest
# Latest

Schumacher's skis not the cause of his accident, say investigators

Jan 8th 2014, 11:02 AM 1,990 Views 0 Comments

A video removed from the German’s helmet has been studied.

# skiing - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn forced to pull out of Winter Olympics
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn forced to pull out of Winter Olympics

Jan 7th 2014, 5:06 PM 3,246 Views 4 Comments

“The reality has sunk in that my knee is just too unstable to compete at this level.”

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