Austrian architect set to build new ski jumps close to Sarajevo

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By Ivo ScepanovicAn Austrian architect is going to design the ski-jumping facilities on Igman mountain close to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina.Gernot Ritter presented his project in Sarajevo this week, saying his intent would be to renovate the infrastructure of the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo and create a tourist attraction.The Styrian said that ski-jumping […]

Czech skier falls 100 metres

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A Czech skier was seriously injured yesterday (Sun) when he fell 100 metres while touring on the Krippenstein mountain in Upper Austria, police said.The man strayed into an area marked by signs warning it was impassable and dangerous but nonetheless kept going until he fell. A companion sounded the alarm.Rescuers took the man by helicopter […]

Skiers safe after lift mistake

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Two Upper Austrian skiers were rescued on Sunday after taking the wrong lift up a mountain.The pair found themselves on the Krippenstein, 500 metres higher than their intended destination, Krippenbrunn in Upper Austria¬ís Gmunden district, police said.Despite their mistake and the late hour, they decided to ski down the mountain. After losing their way and […]