12 Mar 2012

Canadian skiier killed in World Cup crash

7:00 am on 12 March 2012

The Canadian skier Nik Zoricic has been killed in a World Cup ski cross race in Switzerland.

29 year old Zoricic, who'd been on the World Cup circuit for three years, died in Interlaken hospital after suffering severe head injuries in a crash.

International Ski Federation officials immediately abandoned the race and cancelled the remaining events.