Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Protecting skiers from serious injury

The skiers who tested the D-Air SKI include Manuel Osborne-Paradis (left) and from right: Werner Heel and Jan Hudec.

The manufacturer of an airbag for skiers is putting the final touches on the product that continues to be tested in high-speed downhill events. Dainese, an Italian company that also makes airbags for motorcycle racers, had hoped to have the D-AirĀ® SKI ready for the Sochi Olympics.

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