I've had one crash which I did stop riding for. It's been years and years and I'm going to try to get back on my board this season but take it easy. This first year was because I physically could not get back on my board. This rest has been a mental block.
After spending weeks in a hospital and having symptoms for about a year, it just wasn't worth it. Don't get me wrong, I loved snowboarding and still love it very, very much. However, being a firefighter is much more important to me. Getting severely hurt snowboarding again would be absolutely devastating to me and my goals at this point in my life.
life IS good.