Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

BEAVER CREEK, CO - DECEMBER 06:  (FRANCE OUT)  Cornel Zueger of switzerland crash during the Men's Super G at the 2008 Birds of Prey FIS Skiing World Cup on December 6, 2008 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
BEAVER CREEK, CO - DECEMBER 06:  (FRANCE OUT)  Cornel Zueger of switzerland crash during the Men's Super G at the 2008 Birds of Prey FIS Skiing World Cup on December 6, 2008 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

    JUST WATCHED

    Airbag protects skiers in high-speed crashes

MUST WATCH

Airbag protects skiers in high-speed crashes

For the first time ever, ski racers are wearing airbags that inflate automatically in a crash to prevent severe injuries.

Airbag protects skiers in high-speed crashes

For the first time ever, ski racers are wearing airbags that inflate automatically in a crash to prevent severe injuries.