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Avalanche Kills 3 Skiers In Swiss Alps Over The Weekend

Three Spaniards die in Swiss avalanche https://t.co/GWNGaTdTpq pic.twitter.com/QOdrANSPaH

— The Local Switzerland (@TheLocalSwitzer) April 1, 2018

Three Spanish skiers were killed by an avalanche on Saturday in the Swiss canton of Valais…

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Roam debuts a robotic exoskeleton for skiers

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Roam, a San Francisco-based robotics startup, has just debuted a lower-body robotic exoskeleton aimed firmly at skiers. The company’s first product doesn’t stray too far from nearby… 215 more words

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Ski Resorts Fight Climate Change With Snow Guns and Buses

(Source: www.wired.com)

After a wimpy winter, spring break has arrived, and skiers and snowboarders from Maine to Mammoth Lakes are stoked. More than 18 feet of snow has dropped at Squaw Valley, Calif., in March; Utah’s famed powder resorts have finally broken the 100-inch mark; and New England has been pummeled by four big storms pushing closing dates to late April. 1,363 more words

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Roam debuts a robotic exoskeleton for skiers

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Roam, a San Francisco-based robotics startup, has just debuted a lower-body robotic exoskeleton aimed firmly at skiers. The company’s first product doesn’t stray too far from nearby… 215 more words

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This skiing exoskeleton is designed to take the strain off your legs

(Source: www.theverge.com)

Exoskeletons are slowly becoming more common in industrial settings, where they’re used to reduce the strain on workers’ bodies. But why shouldn’t we take advantage of this tech in other physically taxing environments. 264 more words

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