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Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cadiz

Alfonso, Duke of Anjou, Duke of Cadiz, Grandee of Spain was a grandson of King Alfonso XIII of Spain, a potential heir to the throne in the event of restoration of the Spanish monarchy, and a Legitimist claimant to the defunct throne of France as Alphonse II.

Paul Ausserleitner

Paul Ausserleitner was an Austrian ski jumper. He died in an accident in Bischofshofens ski jumping hill while on a training jump in 1952. To honour his memory, the hill was renamed after the accident to Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze. Ausserleitner holds the hill record in the K-50 hill in Gaisberg, Salzburg with 55 metres. The Gaisberg hill was later destroyed.

Sam Beall

Samuel Erasmus Beall IV was an American chef and restaurateur who ran Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee, which has been rated as among the best resorts in North America. He was a major proponent of having American restaurants focus on regional cuisine for their menus.

Sonny Bono

Salvatore Phillip Sonny Bono was an American singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher as the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher. He was mayor of Palm Springs, California from 1988 to 1992, and the Republican congressman for Californias 44th district from 1995 until his death in 1998. The United States Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998, which extended the term of copyright by 20 years, was named in honor of Bono when it was passed by Congress nine months after his death. Mary Bono Sonnys last wife had been one of the origi ...

Michel Bozon

Michel Bozon, was a World Cup alpine ski racer from France. Bozon, age 20, was killed on the Piste Emile Allais at Megeve during a World Cup downhill event. He came off the course at the bottom of the Mur de Borne, an extremely steep section of about 250 metres 820 ft, fractured his skull and leg, and died several hours later. After his death, changes were made to improve safety, but the course was taken off the World Cup circuit after February 1975.

Sarah Burke

Sarah Jean Burke was a Canadian freestyle skier who was a pioneer of the superpipe event. She was a five-time Winter X Games gold medallist, and won the world championship in the halfpipe in 2005. She successfully lobbied the International Olympic Committee to have the event added to the Olympic program for the 2014 Winter Olympics. She was considered a medal favourite in the event. Burke died following a training accident in Utah in 2012.


ⓘ Skiing deaths

  • of skiing deaths of notable people, in chronological order, and includes skiers and snowboarders both professional and recreational whose deaths are
  • freestyle skiing List of Olympic medalists in ski jumping List of Presidents of FIS List of skiing deaths Alpine skiing also known as downhill skiing Alpine
  • by cause of death in alphabetical order of cause. List of fatalities from aviation accidents List of deaths through alcohol List of deaths from anorexia
  • Alpine skiing or downhill skiing is the pastime of sliding down snow - covered slopes on skis with fixed - heel bindings, unlike other types of skiing cross - country
  • Cross - country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow - covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other
  • Backcountry skiing US also called off - piste Europe alpine touring, or out - of - area, is skiing in the backcountry on unmarked or unpatrolled areas
  • Speed skiing is the sport of skiing downhill in a straight line at as high a speed as possible, as timed over a fixed stretch of ski slope. There are two
  • crashed during practice. Ross Milne 19 Australia Downhill Skiing 1964, Innsbruck Ski collision in practice. Kazimierz Kay - Skrzypecki, Britain Luge
  • skiing Proud medal winners Ottawa Citizen. Canada Associated Press photo 27 February 1960. p. 9. Terrell, Roy 15 April 1963 Cool skiing
  • Palmer - Tomkinson died at age 36 after a skiing accident in Switzerland. List of skiing deaths University Ski Races The Times. 28 December 1935. Person
  • Speed skiing was a demonstration sport at the 1992 Winter Olympics. The venue was in Les Arcs, about 60 km from the host city Albertville. Michael Prufer