Editor's Note: This is still one of our favorite infographics of all time, illustrating the chances of dying by sport and activity. Although these statistics continue to change over time, they offer some perspective. Scroll down to see the odds and for more data and related content below the infographic.
To understand how these numbers compare to more "natural" causes, see this US data from the Center For Disease Control. For parents wanting a more focused guide to youth activities, take a look at this data on sports injuries compiled by Stanford Children's Hospital.
The Summit Daily News is reporting the death of a man on Quandary Peak, a popular 14er just south of Breckenridge, Colorado on Sunday. The man was skiing with a partner when he sustained critical injuries at 13,400 feet. His injuries remain unknown. RELATED: Lucas Merli Talks About the Scariest Rescue of His Life A search and rescue team led by the Summit County Rescue Group responded to the call around noon and dispatched a Flight For Life Helicopter to provide advanced life support. He was
Parts of Europe have been hit hard with snow and cold temperatures, creating chaos throughout the continent. In many communities, the extreme weather has grounded flights and canceled schools. Just at Germany's Frankfurt Airport alone, 120 flights were canceled. Meanwhile, 26 people have perished from weather-related incidents, with 12 deaths already in the new year. According to Sky News, a few fatalities have been avalanche related. For example, last Friday two snowboarders died from a
CAUTION: These graphics are not mobile friendly! Use fullscreen on your computer for optimal viewing. Curious how the snow depths in your region of the country stack up against others? Wonder no more, because our intrepid team of reporters has scoured the inter-webs to deliver to you a map AND graph of the snow depth at the summits of ski resorts across the continent. Related: Whistler Got 151 Inches of Snow in December Highlights include Mt. Baker (sporting a 135" base) and Whistler