Accident on Mont Blanc - Up-Climbing

Accident on Mont Blanc

Karine Ruby, World and  Olympic snowboarding champion (golden medal  in Nagano in 1998 and a silver  in Salt Lake City) , died in a mountain accident in the area of Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc, on Friday may 29th.  At the moment of the accident, she was guiding two climbers on a tour through the Tour Ronde section at 3.300 meters: all the 3 alpinists were  killed  falling into a 20 meters crevasse
Karin Ruby was 31. After the Winter Games in Turin, she left the competitions and became Alpine Guide.