Snowboarder 'fighting for life'

A British student who was left critically ill after a snowboarding accident in the French Alps is still fighting for her life, her family said today.

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Injured British student is an experienced snowboarder

Emily Watts, 26, who was left critically ill after a snowboarding accident in the French Alps Credit: Handout/PA Wire

Emily Watts, who is also known as Mimi, is an experienced snowboarder and had been working at a ski resort in the Chamonix Valley for a couple of weeks before the accident.

Emily's aunt said she was injured on the first day of the season.

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