Technically Incorrect: Marcel Hirscher had just started his slalom when a TV camera drone crashed within feet of him.
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.
Skiers stationed in Austria, Greece and Germany all raced down the same run at the same time thanks to VR and gaming technology.
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.
From CNET Magazine: Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is competitive, focused and determined to make a difference -- and not just on the slopes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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