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|01-31-2012 12:47 PM|
when i broke my hand i put on a thick wool sock over the cast so it would stay warm and just go shredding the next week!
having a cast on is awsome, extra protection and shit
|01-29-2012 03:57 PM|
I broke my arm in the peak of the season a while back, and ended up riding with it after 2 weeks of downtime. Stayed out of the park for the most part, although after the 8 weeks they had to recast it for another 5...(season ended, so I was ok with this.)
I think he should ride with it, but not progress or try anything new.
|01-11-2012 10:22 PM|
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|01-11-2012 12:57 AM|
|BurtonAvenger||Tell the wifey accidents happen it's how we over come them and move forward that makes the difference. Bummer for the lil guy though that's a rough age to be laid up like that, dislocated my wrist when I was his age 10 weeks with only one arm. Biggest thing is keeping him occupied and his mind off the fact he's healing. My suggestion is build something with him as a father son project and make it something that requires a lot of time so he'll think about it often. Or video games and hookers sure he's 11 but you gotta become a man sometime.|
|01-11-2012 12:07 AM|
|Ryan_T||That's a bummer, but if he doesn't heal properly, he'll have even bigger issues. Just tell him the conditions suck.|
|01-10-2012 11:57 PM|
That's a bummer for your son man nothin worse than sittin out part/all season. Luckily enough I only broke my arm once and it happened to be at that age, also it wasn't as bad for me as I had yet to discover snowboarding.
He's young though he outta heal up pretty quick.
|01-10-2012 11:11 PM|
Damn, sorry to hear about your son but at the same time its good that the injury wasn't too severe.
My only suggestion would be to convince him (however best you know) to let it heal up well so it doesn't affect his quality of life and snowboarding. He has so many years of shredding in front of him. Yea, I realize telling an 11 year old that isn't some easy task, LOL.
|01-10-2012 11:02 PM|
|Catman||Been there with both my boys. the worst part is that when you go to ride they give you that look like, you are going without me?|
|01-10-2012 09:54 PM|
So my son was tail-pressing a box at our local hill last Saturday when he fell and did this:
He broke both bones and was told he can't snowboard again for at least 8 weeks. I'm thinking about getting him the Snowboard Addiction video series (okay, for me also ) to watch in his downtime, and I'd love to hear any suggestions anyone has for things he can do for fun while injured. He's 11 years old and is really bummed about this injury with this terrible season around here really just starting to ramp up.
In addition to all this, I think my wife is now more skeptical than ever of trying snowboarding after my concussion and now this. At least she's still willing to let our younger boys take more lessons.