Ger­man ski racer dies from in­juries

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17-year-old ski racer from a club in Ger­many has died after he was se­ri­ously in­jured dur­ing a NorAm event at Lake Louise. The Royal Cana­dian Mounted Po­lice said the racer lost con­trol dur­ing a run Tues­day af­ter­noon and died Wed­nes­day in a Calgary hos­pi­tal. Of­fi­cials from Ski­club Partenkirchen in Ger­many con­firmed Max Burkhart was a mem­ber of the club and was badly in­jured.

EMS crews and doc­tors at the resort treated the teen at the scene and he was flown to Calgary by air am­bu­lance. A team­mate told CTV News that Burkhart was not trav­el­ling with the team. (AP)

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