100% of the snow at the Beijing Winter Olympics is artificial. Kaiser Health News reports that some Montana ski areas are beginning to explore similar options through wastewater. University of Washington Medicine orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mia Hagan says manufactured snow is far more likely to cause injury.
Montana Olympian Notes Recent Decrease In Snow
The 2022 Winter Olympics which begin Friday in Beijing will be the first to use 100% artificial snow. Whitefish resident Kaitlyn Farrington won a gold medal in snowboarding at the 2014 Olympics. She says when she was training there were half-pipes around the country but now there are only three.
Whitefish Skier To Compete In Winter Olympics
Whitefish native Maggie Voisin is gearing up to head to Beijing for her third trip to the winter Olympics on the U.S. freestyle ski team. Doug Kelly is the Chief Executive Officer for the American Edge Project which advocates for American innovation and prosperity and recently revealed on Voices of Montana that this year’s Olympians are going ...