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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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Denis Ten Dead: Olympic Figure Skater, 25, Fatally Stabbed By Robbers – Daily News

Denis Ten Dead: Olympic Figure Skater, 25, Fatally Stabbed By Robbers – Daily News

Olympian bronze medalist Denis Ten, who represented Khazakhstan, passed away this morning He was the victim of a fatal stabbing. Get all the details on the professional ice skater’s death here    Gone way too son! Denis Ten passed away on July 19 at only 25 years old after being stabbed in his hometown of Almaty, Kazakhstan …

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Swimmers will be able to dive 148ft down in incredible Polish pool – Daily News

Swimmers will be able to dive 148ft down in incredible Polish pool – Daily News

The world’s deepest swimming pool is set to open in Poland, with a depth of 148 feet and a water volume equivalent to 27 Olympic-size swimming pools DeepSpot will open its doors to the public in autumn of this year in the central Polish town of Mszczonow, about 40 kilometres from the capital Warsaw  It …

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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 …

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Snowboarder dies after attempting a jump at a Colorado ski resort – Daily News

Snowboarder dies after attempting a jump at a Colorado ski resort – Daily News

A snowboarder died on Sunday morning after attempting a jump without wearing a helmet at a resort in Colorado Tyler Hamm wiped out while attempting a jump at the Makaha Terrain Park at the Snowmass ski resort in Aspen The 20-year-old was found at the first jump site by the ski patrol after getting a …