skip navigation
Thai express and fast foods in mississauga and thai express on dixie road and erin mills thai restaurants in mississauga and brampton thai food chinese food vietnamese skyscraper
Silver swords armouries axe throwing mississauga archery mississauga pistol training gun club

Hustler Snowboards and Mississauga Ski Shop and Mississauga  Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Kevin J Johnston for Mississauga Mayor and Extreme Sports in Mississauga

Which Is More Dangerous Skiing Or Snowboarding

11/06/2017, 10:25am EST
By Max Wild

Is It Really 50 / 50?

Snowboarders and skiers are increasing in number every year. As the numbers increase so do the number of injuries. More awareness is being placed on snowboard safety and ski safety.During the course of a year about 11 million skiers and 4 million snowboarders in the U.S. alone are on the slopes at least once.

Mississauga Newspaper and Mississauga News with the MIssissauga Gazette and Mississauga Kitchens and Mississauga Bathrooms. Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Kevin J Johnston in Mississauga!

The average number of visits to the slopes is around 60 million. For every 1000 skier visits, there are around 2.5 serious medical injuries. This comes out to one injury every 430 days of skiing and snowboarding.

The death rate of snowboarders is 40 percent lower than alpine skiers, they are more likely to be hit by skiers gone out of control than the other way around.

When skiers fall they slide a lot which causes them to be 3 to 4 times more likely to crash into something or someone. A snowboard on the other hand acts more like a seat anchor, preventing sliding. Death usually is caused from hitting something.

The most common injury faced by skiers is anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprains. Those who were injured skied more years, but fewer days per year, were more likely to be female, are older, and fell less often.

Before you begin snowboarding or skiing be sure to take some lessons from a qualified instructor. Plus make certain you have the proper equipment. Ultimately you are responsible for your own safety. The safer you are the more fun you will have on the slopes.

Max Wild
Extreme Sports & Contracting
Mississauga Gazette

Hustler Snowboards and Hustler Skateboards. Mississauga Newspaper the Mississauga Gazette - Enjoy some Mississauga News and Lacrosse in Mississauga with Skateparks in Brampton and Mississauga is run by mayor Bonnie Crombie. is run by Khaled Iw

Mississauga Gazette
9-6975 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle
Suite 404 Mississauga, Ontario  L5N 2V7

The Mississauga Newspaper the Mississauga Gazette. Mississauga Skate Parks and Extreme Sports in Mississauga with Handsome Max Taylor and Hustler Snowboards. Bonnie Crombie is the Mayor of Mississauga and Khaled Iwamura is the owner of - Port

Mississauga Gazette - Mississauga's Independent Voice

Mississauga Gazette - News - Editorials - Entertainment - Mississauga Business Listings - Brampton Business Listings

Tag(s): Max Wild