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Despite Luge Death, Opening Ceremony Goes On

Despite Luge Death, Opening Ceremony Goes On

A day that started with tragedy ended with celebration in Vancouver Friday, despite the training run death of Georgian luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili. The Vancouver Olympics Opening Ceremonies were launched Friday night in BC Place Stadium. The festive mood contrasted sharply with the grief that befell the games earlier in the day when Kumaritashvili died in …

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Rising Snowboarding Star Dies Suddenly on 18th Birthday: She Was a ‘Beautiful Young Woman’ – News To

Rising Snowboarding Star Dies Suddenly on 18th Birthday: She Was a ‘Beautiful Young Woman’ – News To

 A rising star in British snowboarding tragically died on her 18th birthday on Wednesday  Ellie Soutter won bronze at the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Turkey last year and had a shot at competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics  An official cause of death has not yet been announced by authorities, but British Ski and …

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Dad of Snowboarding Star Who Died Suddenly on 18th Birthday Speaks Out: ‘I Have Lost My Best Friend’

Dad of Snowboarding Star Who Died Suddenly on 18th Birthday Speaks Out: ‘I Have Lost My Best Friend’

 The father of British snowboarder Ellie Soutter is speaking out about her death for the first time, saying, “I have lost my best friend, my total buddy She was my rock.”  Ellie — who was tipped to compete for Team GB in the 2022 Winter Olympics — died on her 18th birthday in the forests …

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Tributes Pour in for Snowboarder Who Suddenly Died on 18th Birthday: ‘Heaven Gained Someone Special’

Tributes Pour in for Snowboarder Who Suddenly Died on 18th Birthday: ‘Heaven Gained Someone Special’

 Following the sudden death of Ellie Soutter, a rising star in British snowboarding who died on her 18th birthday, Soutter’s friends and family are sharing touching tributes in her memory  “Forever going to remeber [sic] all the beautiful times we had together. You are my Best Friend and always will be,” wrote Emily Arthur, an …