Broken collarbone - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools
Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2012, 02:07 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
park_rat19's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Question Na

Last edited by park_rat19; 02-15-2013 at 09:02 PM. Reason: delete
park_rat19 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2012, 02:17 AM
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 49
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
collar bones usually heal pretty well. ive broken mine twice without any lasting effects.

id suggest taking it easy and working on your edge control at lower speeds and gain your confidence back. there is a point youll get too where catching an edge amost never just gotta take your time and get there. i broke both of my wrists at the same time catching an edge like 6 or 7 years ago. wasnt long before i was back on the hill and progressing...
mikeinaus is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2012, 09:29 PM
Senior Member
PalmerFreak's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 411
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I broke my collar bone in two places (looked like a "Z" on the x-ray) several years ago about a month before I was supposed to go to Steamboat.

The Doctor told me that it would be stronger than it was before once it mended so you shouldn't have any lingering effects if it healed up well. My first couple of runs the following year were a little slower than normal but it didn't take long to get back to full speed.

Good luck and once you've been out a couple of times you'll forget all about it.
PalmerFreak is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Senior Member
Gdog42's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: MI
Posts: 408
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Luckily I haven't broken anything so far. I've been riding for 6 seasons now, but during every single one of them I've sprained my wrists multiple times. I've had enough of that crap, so this season I bought a pair of Demon Snow wrist guards. Haven't used them yet, but they're comfortable, pretty low-profile and fit nicely under my gloves. Originally I didn't like the idea of them, but I prefer wearing them to the bitch pain alternative.
Demon also makes nice low-profile shoulder and upper body guards. I'm not getting one of those, but if you're worried about your collar bone it would help.
Here's a link to their snowboard protection products:

Last edited by Gdog42; 12-22-2012 at 10:05 PM.
Gdog42 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome