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#Skiing

# skiing - This year 2022

'It's quite windy in Galway as well' - Maloney Westgaard finishes 29th amid challenging conditions
# ACHIEVEMENT
From The42
# ACHIEVEMENT

'It's quite windy in Galway as well' - Maloney Westgaard finishes 29th amid challenging conditions

Feb 19th 2022, 11:32 AM 2,429 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old had targeted a top-30 finish and consequently was satisfied with his performance

Nine people have died after more than 100 avalanches hit Austria
# Skiing
# Skiing

Nine people have died after more than 100 avalanches hit Austria

Feb 6th 2022, 6:54 PM 51,961 Views 13 Comments

Police said that one incident had claimed the lives of a group of Swedish skiers.

# skiing - Last year 2021

Irish Winter Olympics hopeful seals top 25 finish at Skiing World Championships
# Skiing
From The42
# Skiing

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

Feb 21st 2021, 6:10 PM 4,865 Views 7 Comments

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

# skiing - All time

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain

Sep 5th 2019, 11:03 PM 48,221 Views 2 Comments

Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,534 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2018, 8:28 PM 46,554 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 25th 2018, 6:26 PM 19,094 Views 12 Comments

The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics
# Pyeongchang 2018
From The42
# Pyeongchang 2018

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

Feb 15th 2018, 1:47 PM 3,086 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
From The42
# Unforgiving

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

Feb 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,392 Views 21 Comments

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

Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut
# Pyeongchang 2018
From The42
# Pyeongchang 2018

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

Feb 11th 2018, 10:26 AM 6,964 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,917 Views 18 Comments

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

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

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

Dec 25th 2017, 11:21 AM 16,191 Views 9 Comments

They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort
# Skiing Crash
# Skiing Crash

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort

Mar 13th 2017, 2:31 PM 24,895 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 21st 2016, 6:08 PM 14,618 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 4th 2016, 10:19 PM 70,714 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 27th 2016, 8:41 PM 23,321 Views 27 Comments

“I got really lucky.”

'It's not beyond anyone' - Kelly Gallagher on why others with disabilities can dream of gold medals
# Gold Standard
From The42
# 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 4,916 Views 1 Comment

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

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race
# Drone Strike
From The42
# Drone Strike

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:15 PM 7,124 Views 9 Comments

Man, skiing is dangerous.

Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident
# Austria
# Austria

Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident

Dec 18th 2015, 7:55 AM 26,295 Views 28 Comments

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

Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

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

Nov 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,214 Views 1 Comment

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

Woods says he's telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth
# All Smiles
From The42
# All Smiles

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

Jan 28th 2015, 8:35 AM 3,218 Views 3 Comments

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

'The fact I beat a lot of the men as well...I think they're quite impressed'
# Slope Style
From The42
# 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 16,665 Views 16 Comments

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

Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps
# On The Piste
From The42
# On The Piste

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 3:14 PM 6,360 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’.

There are GoPro videos... and then there's this work of art
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

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

Jan 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,743 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 9th 2015, 1:15 PM 30,380 Views 21 Comments

Karl K was 21 when he disappeared in 1929.

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home

Dec 29th 2014, 9:17 AM 12,868 Views 14 Comments

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

Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics
# Cheating
From The42
# Cheating

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

Nov 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 29,455 Views 15 Comments

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

Planning a ski holiday? Here are 6 important things you need to consider...
# Snow Day
From The42
# Snow Day

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

Oct 29th 2014, 12:58 PM 3,912 Views 6 Comments

Who’s hitting the slopes?

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 4,913 Views 5 Comments

See yiz on the slopes.

Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left Grenoble hospital
# Schumacher
From The42
# Schumacher

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

Jun 16th 2014, 11:01 AM 31,383 Views 50 Comments

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

Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl
# Sochi 2014
From The42
# Sochi 2014

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

Feb 21st 2014, 6:37 PM 2,010 Views 4 Comments

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

Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish
# Sochi
From The42
# Sochi

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

Feb 20th 2014, 11:02 AM 4,964 Views 5 Comments

Check out how this one came to an end.

Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare
# Sochi 2014
From The42
# Sochi 2014

Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare

Feb 18th 2014, 1:48 PM 1,669 Views 1 Comment

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

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier
# Olympic Spirit
From The42
# Olympic Spirit

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

Feb 15th 2014, 1:06 PM 5,059 Views 5 Comments

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

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

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

Feb 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,122 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
From The42
# Interview

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

Feb 9th 2014, 9:59 AM 2,389 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.

'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment
# Sochi 2014
From The42
# 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 1,916 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.

Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place
# Sochi 2014
From The42
# Sochi 2014

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

Feb 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 2,257 Views 1 Comment

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

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 1,449 Views 0 Comments

They were okay, but OH JAYSUS.

Vial thieves steal blood of Pope John Paul II
# Pope DNA
# Pope DNA

Vial thieves steal blood of Pope John Paul II

Jan 27th 2014, 11:03 AM 12,964 Views 57 Comments

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

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