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World Skier dies at Coronet Peak

07:05  21 september  2019
07:05  21 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Coronet Peak is a commercial skifield in Queenstown, New Zealand located seven kilometres west of Arrowtown, on the southern slopes of the 1,649-metre peak which shares its name. A popular ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere, Coronet Peak offers a long snow season

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a man riding a snowboard down a snow covered mountain: Coronet Peak.© Getty. Coronet Peak.

A Queenstown woman has died in a skiing accident at Coronet Peak.

NZSki - which operates Coronet Peak - confirmed to Newshub that the incident took place at about 9am on Saturday at the bottom of the South Island skifield's Sugar's Run.

Medical responders - including a doctor, nurse and patrol - were on the scene "minutes afterwards and began CPR", according to a statement.

St John Ambulance paramedics arrived at 9:45am, when CPR was stopped. Police were then contacted and have been examining the scene.

It is understood the woman lost control and crashed into a fence post, NZME reports.

Paul Anderson, chief executive of NZSki, said staff were working with authorities to understand what happened.

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Опубликовано: 18 дек. 2012 г. Skier at Coronet Peak , Queenstown.

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"Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the woman’s family and friends at this very sad time," he said in a statement.

"We are in contact with her family and we are also assisting our staff and guests on the mountain who may have been affected by this event. We are also actively working with the appropriate authorities as the investigations get underway."

The statement said conditions at the mountain were "clear and calm".

The Coronet Express chairlift was closed following the incident and was on hold all morning.

The death has been referred to the Coroner and WorkSafe has been contacted.

Three British climbers stranded on peak in north Pakistan .
A Pakistan army helicopter is trying to reach three British climbers who are stranded on a peak in the country's north.A Pakistan army helicopter is trying to reach three British climbers who are stranded on a peak in the country's north.

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