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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Skiing

31st March 2023
# US Courts
Gwyneth Paltrow cleared of all fault in high-profile skiing lawsuit
Following a high-profile two-week trial in Utah, jurors returned a verdict in favour of the Oscar-winning actress after just over two hours.
This year
# alpine resort
Five dead after avalanches in Austria and Switzerland
One victim was a 17-year-old New Zealander who was skiing when the avalanche struck.
Last year
'It's quite windy in Galway as well' - Maloney Westgaard finishes 29th amid challenging conditions
The 26-year-old had targeted a top-30 finish and consequently was satisfied with his performance
# Skiing
Nine people have died after more than 100 avalanches hit Austria
Police said that one incident had claimed the lives of a group of Swedish skiers.
All time
# Skiing
Irish Winter Olympics hopeful seals top 25 finish at Skiing World Championships
Cormac Comerford finished in 23rd place at the the Cortina d’Ampezzo Alpine Skiing World Championships.
# Blanca Fernández Ochoa
Body of missing Olympic medallist found in Spain
Blanca Fernández Ochoa was last seen on 24 August.
# courchevel
Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort
The cause of the fire at the ski resort of Courchevel was not immediately known.
# Pigne d'Arolla
Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors
Five others remain in critical condition after ending up stranded in the Pigne d’Arolla area of the Swiss Alps.
# Avoriaz
13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps
The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.
# pyeongchang 2018
Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics
The American skiier has her sights set on multiple Olympic titles.
# unforgiving
'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete
Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.
# pyeongchang 2018
Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut
The Norway-born skier finished 16 minutes off first-place on Sunday morning in South Korea.
# the alps
13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.
# all downhill from here
150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps
They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.
# skiing crash
Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort
The Italian died and a British tourist was left seriously injured.
# photo journalism
Ebola survivors play football, skiing crash and wrestling: The best sports photos of 2015
All of these images were recognised by the World Press Photo Contest.
# schumi
Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss
“I get news about him constantly, and unfortunately it’s not good.”
# Alaska
WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain
“I got really lucky.”
# gold standard
'It's not beyond anyone' - Kelly Gallagher on why others with disabilities can dream of gold medals
The Paralympic gold medallist tells The42 about overcoming obstacles to reach the top of her sport.
# Drone strike
A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race
Man, skiing is dangerous.
# Austria
Woman sues girl (6) over skiing accident
An Austrian court heard yesterday that the woman and girl collided on a piste in a resort near the Swiss border.
# Advice
Booking a ski holiday for this winter? Here are 6 questions you're afraid to ask
Are you hitting the slopes this winter? Here’s some advice.
# All smiles
Woods says he's telling the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth
The former world number one has had his say on last week’s incident.
# slope style
'The fact I beat a lot of the men as well...I think they're quite impressed'
Irish Olympian skier Kirsty McGarry claimed a historic victory this week at the ‘world’s craziest race’ in the Swiss Alps.
# on the piste
Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps
Schilthorn is best-known as having served as a key location in the James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’.
# Virtual Reality
There are GoPro videos... and then there's this work of art
If you ever wanted to go skiing without the risk of broken bones, this is for you.
# Alps
Skier's body identified in Austria ... 86 years after going missing
Karl K was 21 when he disappeared in 1929.
# Home Sweet Home
Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home
The Irish holidaymakers spent more than 30 hours in Chambery Airport.
# Cheating
Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics
The violinist has now been banned from skiing for four years.
# Snow Day
Planning a ski holiday? Here are 6 important things you need to consider...
Who’s hitting the slopes?
# the shift
You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip
See yiz on the slopes.
# Schumacher
Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left Grenoble hospital
F1 star had been in CHU Grenoble since a serious skiing accident last December.
# Sochi 2014
Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl
Florence Bell failed to finish the women’s slalom in Sochi.
# Sochi
Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish
Check out how this one came to an end.
# Sochi 2014
Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare
Skiier injured his shoulder during a training session in Sochi 10 days ago.
# Olympic Spirit
Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier
Dario Cologna waited to welcome home his Peruvian opponent, who was competing two weeks after breaking several ribs.
# Reel stories
Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen
The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.
# Interview
Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher banking on hard work paying off in Sochi
Northern Ireland’s first ever Winter Paralympian has the plans and support in place to improve on her fourth place in 2010.
# Sochi 2014
'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment
With strong roots in Kerry and Limerick, Conor Lyne will feel right at home when he skis for Ireland at the Winter Olympics.
# Sochi 2014
Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place
17-year-old from Birmingham will represent Ireland in downhill and giant slalom skiing.