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Old 12-03-2012, 11:18 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Wow that is so sad. Sorry to hear that. I found some info if anyone is interested. http://www.nsaa.org/nsaa/press/1112/...ty-10-1-12.pdf Be safe all!
I like this quote "Dr. Shealy’s research also confirmed that alpine skiers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision with other people than snowboarders."

This too: "Snowboarders don’t appear to be making the slopes less safe for their skiing peers, either, says Dr. Shealy. A study presented at the Ninth International Symposium on Skiing Trauma and Safety in 1993 indicated that 7.7 percent of all ski injuries are the result of skiers running into skiers, while only 2.6 percent of snowboard accidents are caused this way." I'm sure there are more snowboarders now, but still...

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