Tag: Skiing

Snowboard avalanche (Screenshot : Christian Michael / YouTube)

Snowboarder Who Rode Avalanche Could Face Prosecution

A snowboarder could face trespassing charges after he allegedly knowingly entered an area that was marked as closed off to the public and triggered an avalanche that, lucky, he rode to safety. The snow slide could have potentially put the public in danger.

Ski slopes in the Alps. AP Photo/Patrick Gardin

American Skier Rescued in Swiss Alps After 48 Hours

(Reuters) – A 19-year-old American skier survived 48 hours half-buried in snow in the Swiss Alps before being rescued and taken to hospital where he is recovering, police said on Wednesday.