Ski Racer David Poisson Killed in Training Accident

STORY BY Patrick Thorne

The French ski racer David Poisson has died after a crash whilst training as the Canadian ski resort of Nakiska.

A statement from the International Ski Federation read,

“FIS extends its sincerest condolences to the teammates, friends, and loved ones of David Poisson, 35, a member of the French Alpine Ski Team who died accidentally on 13 November after a fall during downhill training at the Canadian resort of Nakiska.”

David Poisson was a member of the Peisey-Vallandry Ski Club and made his World Cup debut in 2004 and represented France at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

He was a bronze medalist in downhill at the 2013 World Championships and a podium finisher at the Santa Caterina World Cup downhill in 2015.

Enjoyed this article? click here to get more from us

Latest Posts in News

Next Story

Silver for Ormerod in Milan and near...

Booking Enquiry Form

Thank you. Your booking has been sent.

Sorry. An error occurred and your message has not been sent. Please try again or alternatively please contact us by phone at the bottom of this form.

How would you like us to contact you?

  • E-mail
  • Call Me

* indicates a required field

Alternatively, contact our reservations team directly