Speed Reads

2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Watch an intrepid squirrel narrowly escape death on the Olympic slopes

A squirrel dodges death at the Olympics

A daring squirrel narrowly cheated death Saturday while attempting to sprint across the course of the women's parallel giant slalom competition at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Austrian snowboarder Daniela Ulbing just barely maneuvered around the animal, which appeared to reconsider its choices after she passed. Watch the squirrel's moment of destiny below. Bonnie Kristian