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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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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

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Twitter and iPhone help find lost skier

A "crowdsourced" Twitter request for the phone numbers of two missing skiers and GPS tracking of their iPhones leads to the rescue of one. The other was found dead.

By March 3, 2009

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'Snow Drive' released; skiers sneer

USB storage key gets endorsements

By January 2, 2007

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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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Olympic notebook: 'Snow Leopard' spotted in Vancouver

But it's a skier from Ghana, not the Apple operating system, that has caught people's eye at the Winter Games.

By February 25, 2010

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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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Paralyzed jockey walks again with help from bionic suit

After a riding accident left him without the use of his legs, Irish jockey Jonjo Bright thought he'd never walk again. Then he stepped into the Ekso suit.

By July 16, 2014

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3D printing makes scoliosis braces more sleek, comfortable

Design pioneer 3D Systems unveils the "Bespoke" brace, which aims to change the way back braces fit, function, and feel.

By June 9, 2014