A Squirrel Almost Ruined This Olympic Snowboarder’s Life


Typically, squirrels aren’t life-threatening. But, if you’re a snowboarder riding down a mountain at high speeds during the Winter Olympics, then yes, squirrels are life-threatening.

But, luckily, Austrian snowboarder Daniela Ulbing narrowly missed hitting the squirrel and seemed to not even see it. Ulbing went on to win her qualifying heat in parallel giant slalom, which is a sport. The squirrel was never heard from again.

Lauren Cowling
Born and raised in the South, Lauren grew up going to football games with her family and eating overcooked steak. When not writing, Lauren enjoys reading biographies, searching for pictures of puppies on the internet and drinking Sprite.

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