German kayaker hospitalised

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A German holidaymaker had to be hospitalised after a kayaking accident.The 25-year-old was rescued by friends after capsizing in a river in the Tyrolean district of Reutte yesterday (Sun). He was unconscious when an ambulance arrived to take him to a clinic.The man¬ís pals said his head was underwater for some minutes before they eventually […]

Dutch skier puts elderly Austrian in clinic

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An Upper Austrian skier is in intensive care after colliding with a Dutch holidaymaker yesterday (Tues).The 63-year-old from Ried im Innkreis was skiing down a slope in the Salzburg winter sport resort of Neukirchen when the 33-year-old man from the Netherlands crashed into him from behind.Witnesses claimed the Dutchman was going too fast. Local police […]

German skier dies in 50-metre fall

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A young German skier died after an accident yesterday (Mon).The 22-year-old tourist lost control as he skied down a slope at high speed in the Tyrolean winter sport resort of Hochgurgl. He skidded off the piste and plunged down a 50-metre descent. Witnesses carried out first aid measures immediately, but the holidaymaker had already died […]