Ski News, 18 July 2016
Matilda Rapaport, the Swedish big-mountain skier and bright star, has died after being caught in an avalanche in Chile. Rapaport was buried in an avalanche while participating in a commercial film shoot in Farrellones, Chile on Thursday, July 14. She was rescued following the incident and airlifted to a hospital in Santiago. Her condition was critical; she was in a coma due to complications resulting from a lack of oxygen.
GO Heli & Cat Skiing sends its deepest condolences to Rapaport’s family and friends.
Matilda Rapaport on the December 2015 (44.4) cover of POWDER. PHOTO: Oskar Enander