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Skier Dave Irwin's 2001 accident

They burst onto the European ski scene in the '70s, flying down the most challenging hills with a kamikaze flair. Within a year of competing on the World Cup circuit these fearless Canadian boys were beating the Europeans at a game they'd never lost. Dave Irwin, Ken Read, Dave Murray and Steve Podborski were the Crazy Canucks – young, wild, and skiing as fast as they could.

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Dave Irwin speaks candidly about his life-threatening 2001 ski accident and his remarkable recovery.


Medium: Radio
Program: This Morning
Broadcast Date: Jan. 16, 2002
Guests: Lynne Harrison, Dave Irwin, Dorothy Irwin
Host: Shelagh Rogers
Duration: 27:14

Last updated: February 13, 2014

Page consulted on September 10, 2014

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