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skier

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Watch a drone nearly hit skier during World Cup race

Technically Incorrect: Marcel Hirscher had just started his slalom when a TV camera drone crashed within feet of him.

By December 23, 2015

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The tech Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn doesn't want rivals to use

Technology has changed how gold medalist Lindsey Vonn trains, from tracking sleep to recording workouts to analyzing her skiing technique. But to keep her advantage on the mountain, there's one technology she'd like to keep out of the hands of the competition: virtual reality.

July 8, 2015

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Skier races Oculus-wearing virtual reality rivals down the same hill, see who won

Skiers stationed in Austria, Greece and Germany all raced down the same run at the same time thanks to VR and gaming technology.

By February 4, 2015

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3D-printed exoskeleton helps paralyzed skier walk again

The robotic suit, created by 3D Systems and EksoBionics, allows Amanda Boxtel, who was paralyzed in a skiing accident, to walk for the first time since 1992.

By February 18, 2014

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Finding an edge: Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn talks tech

From CNET Magazine: Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is competitive, focused and determined to make a difference -- and not just on the slopes.

By July 7, 2015

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Skiing showdown: GPS-informed goggles miss the mark

CNET reporter Jay Greene, an avid skier, hit the slopes to try three pricey goggles with heads-up displays showing his speed and distance. Glitches in both the hardware and software led him to a much cheaper, more reliable alternative.

By January 3, 2013

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Skiing showdown: Helmet cams go head-to-head

CNET reporter Jay Greene, an avid skier, recently took two helmet cams up the mountain. See which one took his trophy for best job recording powdery pursuits: the GoPro HD Hero 2 Outdoor Edition or the Contour Roam.

By January 29, 2012

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The Olympic skier known as 'spam king'

Vancouver silver medalist Dale Begg-Smith reportedly made a small fortune, and plenty of enemies, through pop-up ads and adware designed to be nearly impossible to remove.

By February 17, 2010

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Skier Vonn uses Twitter, Facebook for leg update

In a posting on her Facebook page, Vonn updates fans and the world on her badly bruised shin, saying she is feeling more optimistic she can ski through the pain.

By February 11, 2010

Review

Klipsch Image S5i Rugged

For the skier, snowboarder, or skater who doesn't have a helmet with headphones built in, the Klipsch Image S5i Rugged earphones are the next best thing.

By February 23, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating February 23, 2011

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