A wintersport fan jumps at the skiing resort at Germany's skiing higest mountain, the Zugspitze, on the opening day of this year's winter season in southern Germany. Four out of a total of nine ski lifts were started today as some 50 centimeters of snow fell, attracting some thousand ski tourists. (Getty Images)
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