'Nobody forced you to go down': FIS responds to riders' concern over high winds

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the Guardian—Gusty conditions blighted women’s slopestyle Several riders expressed anger at decision to hold eventThe International Ski Federation (FIS) has dismissed the concerns of snowboarders who complained about treacherous conditions at the women’s slopestyle by telling them that “nobody was forced to go down and compete”. A number of riders expressed their anger at the FIS’s decision to allow the event to go ahead in 30mph crosswinds on Monday, which turned one of the most exciting events at these...

Winter Olympics 2018: High wind forces postponements of skiing events. High winds at Yongpyong Alpine Centre have thrown the skiing events into chaos. We’re only a few days into the 2018 Winter Olympics, but one of the biggest stories early on is bad weather scuttling the skiing events. Due to high winds at Yongpyong Alpine Centre, multiple skiing events had to be postponed or outright cancelled. The bad news started on Sunday, when the men’s downhill final got moved to Thursday because of windy conditions at Jeongseon Alpine Centre. The men’s Super-G final got...