The data available for injuries or fatalities resulting from outdoor recreation activities is scant compared to that of sports.
Skiing and Snowboarding
The 75-year-old Gian-Franco Kasper spoke of "so-called climate change" and said he would rather deal with dictators than argue with environmentalists.
Ahead of her planned retirement after Sunday's downhill race, Vonn was treated by medical personnel after crashing Tuesday and skied down the hill.
Writing on Instagram, Vonn said "it’s been an emotional 2 weeks making the hardest decision of my life, but I have accepted that I cannot continue ski racing."
Vonn had finished no better than ninth in three races on her season debut in Cortina after missing the first few months of the season because of a knee injury.
Vonn has left everyone guessing over her next move after announcing on Sunday that she was considering immediate retirement because of severe pain in both of her knees.
Rokos launches the CU Invitational this week, a one-of-a-kind exhibition skiing event that's his brainchild.
By winning Saturday, Shiffrin also became the first skier, male or female, to win 15 World Cup races in a single calendar year.
“It was one of my big goals to win in every discipline when I first started racing — one of those goals that you don’t think you are ever going to achieve,” the 23-year-old Shiffrin said.