The Killing Ski Fields

Last season we blogged about a number of snow and glacier fatalities in New Zealand, the majority of them involving falls from height, some of them on to hard or  rocky ground.  Read some of the reviews on Snow Forecast.com (scroll to bottom for excerpts) If you’re planning a ski or winter sports holiday to…

Stan Siejka Killed In NZ Skiing Accident

Stan Siejka, a highly regarded neurologist from the Australian state of Tasmania has died from his injuries after a fall at the Porters Ski area near Canterbury, South Island yesterday. Dr Siejka’s death will come as a major blow to medical services in the state where he almost singlehandedly provided the neurology services. He was…