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A winter sport in which the rider ‘surfs’ down a snow-covered mountain with both feet locked onto a flat waxed board while the upper body is freely mobile
Injuries Distal radial fractures occur in 1:4,000 snowboarding days, and represent 25% of snowboarding injuries—half require surgery; 17% of snowboarding injuries are shoulder fractures; spinal injuries are 3-fold more common in snowboarding than in skiing. Spinal cord injuries are much less common, and primarily affect young, male intermediate to expert boarders. Injuries are usually due to a miscalculated jump, resulting in an anterior thoracolumbar dislocation; most injuries are classified as Frankel grade A or B

snowboarding

Sports medicine A winter sport in which the rider 'surfs' down a snow-covered mountain with both feet locked onto a flat waxed board while the upper body is freely mobile Injuries Distal radial Fx occur in 1:4000 SB days, represent 25% of SB injuries–half require surgery, 17% of SB injuries are shoulder Fx; spinal injuries are 3X more common in SB than in skiing. See Intradiscal electrothermal therapy.
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Having tried both, I'd say snow boarding is physically more demanding.
While students learn the twists, turns and safety issues of Alpine Skiing and Snow Boarding, they also must take other courses that make them well-rounded in Adventure Sports and ready to enter the leisure recreational field.
For the first February in years, Southern Californians geared up Friday for a three-day weekend of skiing, snow boarding and sledding.
THERE was a time when snow boarding games were pretty thin on the ground.
Daytime styles are gleaned from the world of sports from jogging to snow boarding, with lots of zip-up hooded jackets.
COM reaches a wide outdoor demographic with content including Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Hiking, Skiing, Snow Boarding, Mountain Biking, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding and many others.
Jammu and Kashmir, especially Gulmarg is a well-known tourist destination for winter activities such as snow boarding, skating, sledge rides, gondola jaunts, cable car rides and snow skiing across the world.
From the slopes to the observation decks, panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra Nevadas can be seen while skiing or snow boarding.
For the first time ever a snow boarding competition was held on the dry slope at the resort's ski centre, and the event attracted junior and adult enthusiasts from across North Wales and beyond.
It wants to build a snow dome with skiing and snow boarding facilities, a concert arena and luxury apartments -- schemes which it expects will create more than 4, 000 jobs.
Maxx stores, ``The major influence is extreme sports, including skateboarding, snow boarding, downhill skiing and in-line skating.
Virtually every sports category is represented, including skiing and snow boarding, inline skating, ice skating and hockey, basketball, tennis, golf, baseball and exercise.