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Skiing accident deaths are now expected every ski season. Famous skiing deaths include actress and wife of Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson and singer/actor/US Congressman Sonny Bono. Ski accident deaths can happen to even the most experienced skier. The mountain/ski resort where they had their accident is listed as well.

What celebrities died skiing? Who are some famous people who died in ski related accidents? There have sadly been many tragic accidents on the slopes in the past few decades as people get more and more adventurous on the slopes. These celebs in ski accidents paid the price with their lives. 

Mieczysław Karłowicz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Mieczysław Karłowicz Died at 33 (1876-1909) Tatra Mountains Mieczysław Karłowicz was a Polish composer and conductor.

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Giacinto Sertorelli is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Giacinto Sertorelli Died at 24 (1914-1938) Giacinto "Cinto" Sertorelli was an Italian alpine skier who competed in the 1936 Winter Olympics. In 1936 he finished seventh in the alpine skiing combined event. He died in ...more

James Palmer-Tomkinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
James Palmer-Tomkinson Died at 37 (1915-1952) 1/7/1952 James Algernon Palmer-Tomkinson was a British alpine ski racer who competed in the Winter Olympics in 1936 and 1948. He also competed and won in the Oxford-Cambridge ski race for Oxford, winning ...more

John Semmelink is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
John Semmelink Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Ross Milne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Ross Milne Died at 20 (1944-1964) Innsbruck Leslie Ross Milne was an alpine ski racer from Australia. Entered in the men's downhill at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Milne died of a head injury after he lost control during a ...more

Buddy Werner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Buddy Werner Died at 28 (1936-1964) Trais Fleur slope, St. Moritz Wallace Jerold "Buddy" Werner was an American alpine ski racer in the 1950s and early 1960s.

Barbara Henneberger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Barbara Henneberger Died at 24 (1940-1964) Trais Fleur slope, St. Moritz Barbara-Maria "Barbi" Henneberger was an alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist from West Germany. She competed for the Unified Team of Germany at the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics, and ...more

Michel Bozon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Michel Bozon Michel Bozon, was a World Cup alpine ski racer from France. Bozon, age 20, was killed on the Piste Emile Allais at Megève during a World Cup downhill event. He came off the course at the ...more

Josef Walcher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Josef Walcher Died at 30 (1954-1984) Schladming Josef "Sepp" Walcher was an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. He specialized in the downhill event and won the gold medal at the World Championships in 1978 at Garmisch, West ...more

Leonardo David is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Leonardo David Died at 25 (1960-1985) Leonardo David was a World Cup alpine ski racer from northwestern Italy.

Hugh Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Hugh Lindsay Died at 34 (1954-1988) Gotschnagrat Mountain, Klosters Major Hugh Charles Lyttelton Lindsay, LVO, was Equerry to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom from 1983 to 1986. Lindsay was educated at Millfield. He was a career soldier who served in the ...more

Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cád... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz Died at 53 (1936-1989) Beaver Creek Resort, Colorado Alfonso, Duke of Anjou, Duke of Cádiz, Grandee of Spain was a grandson of ex-King Alfonso XIII of Spain, a potential heir to the throne in the event of restoration of the Spanish ...more

Duncan Macpherson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Duncan Macpherson Died at 69 (1924-1993) Stubai Alps Duncan Ian Macpherson, CM was a Canadian editorial cartoonist. He drew for the Montreal Standard and for Maclean's he illustrated the writings of Gregory Clark and Robert Thomas Allen. He is ...more

Gernot Reinstadler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Gernot Reinstadler Died at 21 (1970-1991) Gernot Reinstadler was an Austrian ski racer. He was regarded as among the most promising young talents of the Austrian downhill team of the early 1990s. During training for the Lauberhorn race, ...more

Ulrike Maier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Ulrike Maier Died at 27 (1967-1994) Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ulrike Maier was a World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria, a two-time World Champion in Super-G. Born in Rauris, Salzburg, where her father ran a ski school, Maier won the Super-G gold medal at ...more

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Michael LeMoyne Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Michael LeMoyne Kennedy Died at 39 (1958-1997) Aspen, Colorado Michael LeMoyne Kennedy was the sixth of eleven children of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel.

Sonny Bono is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Sonny Bono Died at 63 (1935-1998) Heavenly Ski Resort, Nevada Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono was an American recording artist and producer, who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher, as the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher. He ...more

Doak Walker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Doak Walker Died at 71 (1927-1998) Steamboat Springs, Colorado Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. was an American football player. He played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played ...more

Michel Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Michel Trudeau Died at 23 (1975-1998) Kokanee Glacier Park, British Columbia Michel Trudeau was the youngest son of Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Margaret Trudeau. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he lived in Montreal and studied at Collège ...more

R�gine Cavagnoud is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
R�gine Cavagnoud Pitztal Glacier, Innsbruck

Régine Cavagnoud is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Régine Cavagnoud Died at 31 (1970-2001) Pitztal Glacier, Innsbruck Régine Cavagnoud was a World Cup alpine ski racer from France. She was the World Cup and World Champion in Super G in 2001. Later that year, Cavagnoud was involved in a high-speed ...more

Line Østvold is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Line Østvold Died at 26 (1978-2004) Valle Nevado, Santiago Line Lunde Østvold was a Norwegian professional snowboarder who specialized in snowboard cross events. In 2001, she was ranked the number one World Female Boardercross Athlete as well as ...more

Jonatan Johansson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Jonatan Johansson age 41 Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid, New York Jonatan Lillebror Johansson is a retired Finnish footballer and the youth coach at Motherwell. He last played for TPS in Finnish Veikkausliiga. His main position was a striker, playing most ...more

Doug Coombs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Doug Coombs Died at 49 (1957-2006) Couloir de Polichinelle, La Grave Doug Coombs was an American alpine skier and mountaineer who helped to pioneer the sport of extreme skiing, both in North America and worldwide.

Edward LaChapelle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Edward LaChapelle Died at 81 (1926-2007) Monarch Ski Area near Silverton, Colorado Edward Randle "Ed" LaChapelle was an American avalanche researcher, glaciologist, mountaineer, skier, author, and professor. He was a pioneer in the field of avalanche research and ...more

John McWethy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
John McWethy Died at 61 (1947-2008) Keystone, Colorado John Fleetwood McWethy was an American journalist. McWethy was born in Aurora, Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1969 from DePauw University, where he was a member of ...more

Natasha Richardson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Skiing Deaths: Celebs Who Died in Ski Accidents
Natasha Richardson Died at 46 (1963-2009) Mont-Tremblant, Quebec Natasha Jane Richardson was an English stage and screen actress. A member of the Redgrave family, she was the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson and the ...more