This afternoon, members of Letzte Generation Austria rushed the ski slope at the World Cup of skiing in Austria. This was to be their second disruption of the event, their first being on Oct 29th. Five supporters were successful in disrupting the competition, unfurling banners and spreading eco-friendly paint across the snow.
Austria, October 29, 2023, Letzte Generation Austria supporters shut down the main access to the slopes in a peaceful protest, on the second day of the Ski World Cup. They are outraged that their government are still ignoring the recommendations from the Citizens' Climate Council.
Sunday, October 15th, Just Stop Oil Supporters disrupted a video game final during a live tournament. They smuggled in super soakers loaded with paint, and damaged the set during the live show, to the dismay of the contestants and hosts.
Berlin Marathon Disrupted by Letzte Generation 6 supporters run onto track with orange paint, delaying 45,000 runners
Sunday, September 24, 2023, about 7 Letzte Generation supporters sprinted onto the track with orange paint, dumping it on the starting strip of road, and raising banners. They were soon tackled and dragged off the track.
Three Extinction Rebellion supporters disrupted the US Open event for 40 minutes. This was done by 3 chanting very loudly from the stands. One supporter eventually glued his feet to the ground - to prevent his removal permanently.
Sunday September, 3rd, Two Supporters of the Civil Resistance group, Renovate Switzerland, taped their hands to the 18th hole of the Crans-Montana golf course, stopping two of the European Masters Tournament leaders from attempting that hole for a brief period - and capturing the eyes of spectators.
Many news outlets have already reported this as a Just Stop Oil action, but JSO has not taken credit. Money Rebellion immediately took credit with this via Twitter, “We just disrupted the AIG Women's Open. AIG Insurance is one of the biggest insurers of oil & gas & have refused to stop funding the East African Crude Oil Pipeline. Insurers need to Insure Our Future not Climate Breakdown”
They remained on the road, two thirds of the way along the route from Edinburgh to Glasgow, with the race unable to continue for 55 min. The 5 This is Rigged activists used glue and chain to hold the road, and lock down, keeping the race from continuing. Officials and police worked to remove them while cyclists took nature breaks, and stretched their legs, according to reports from Laura Weislo, cycle journalist on the scene.
A Dozen Climate Defiance supporters, coming from half a dozen organizations, unfurlled banners, shouted, chanted, and tried to stop the world from going up in smoke. Unfortunately, because Tennis is more important, all they got were scrapes, cuts, bruises, and the humiliation of being dragged out of a Tennis match that will have no consequence whatsoever on the fate of the planet. But people paid money to see that Tennis match. And money, after all, is much more important than the planet. Will anything change because of this demonstration. That depends. Will you join us? If you’re thinking about it now, that’s a start.