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Snow Sports News Archive
Even in the face of danger, people can't help but take selfies!
Matt Allum was skiing in the French Alps, when he flew right into a 60ft crevasse!
Overwhelmed with happiness at the fact that he wasn't injured or dead, Matt just had to take a selfie! You know how that goes.
This Is A Miracle! Race Car Driver Michael Schumacher Out Of A Coma 6 Months After His Horrible Skiing Accident!
Such great news!
Former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher is said to no longer be in a coma!
Schumacher has been in a French hospital in Grenoble since a skiing accident late last year that many feared would cost him his life! The 45-year-old suffered severe head trauma and has been monitored closely by doctors ever since!
Now, the seven-time world champion is being transferred to a rehabilitation center in Lausanne, Switzerland where he will continue his treatment.
This is just so terribly sad to hear.
Russian skier Maria Komissarova suffered from a pretty nasty accident during a practice run at the 2014 Sochi Olympics which resulted in a fractured vertebrae in her lower back.
Unfortunately, this has lead to even worse news as she confirmed
There is NO WAY that Snow Swimming will become a new Olympic sport for a few reasons:
1. It's not a real sport.
2. It looks like it hurts.
3. Swimming is for the Summer Olympics, and the snow will never stay snow during the summer!
Actually, just taking that final reason — isn't Olympic swimming already Snow Swimming, just warmer and cleaner??
Well watch these half-naked guys make poor decisions anyway AFTER THE JUMP!!!
This is so incredibly touching!
Sarah Burke was a skier who tragically passed away in 2012, after crashing at the bottom of a superpipe in Utah.
Well, Canadian coach Trennon Paynter wasn’t going to let his trainee miss the Sochi Olympics that she’d been training so hard for.
Paynter brought Sarah’s ashes in a metal container with him all the way to Russia, but he had to get crafty in order to spread them because there were metal detectors everywhere!
Since he’s a coach, Paynter was able to tuck the ashes into his jacket, and then make a few runs down the hill. He explained