Boston Herald talks to Global Rescue about its work with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Teams

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February 8, 2010

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By Thomas Grillo

Monday, February 8, 2010 

U.S. Olympic downhill skier Lindsey Vonn counts Red Bull, Rossignol and Rolex as sponsors, but her most important corporate connection may be the one that could save her from a snow-covered mountain.

A Boston company, Global Rescue LLC, has been the official medical evacuation provider to the U.S. ski and snowboard team for more than three years and will be ready for duty this week for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

The just-in-case-of-emergency service, set up for high-profile athletes going for gold medals in a globally televised sporting event, stands in sharp contrast to Global Rescue’s most recent mission: saving clients from the chaos in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. 


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