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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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A facility for the mountain's third full-service ski and snowboard school will open at Eagle Lodge, which is already a popular learning and beginner area.
So the more Shaun leans to one side of his snowboard, the quicker he'll turn in that direction.
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Host of the first-ever World Snowboard Championships in 1985, Breckenridge (970-453-5000), also in Colorado, has excellent snowboarding facilities, including half-pipes.
Signal Snowboard's factory is located in Huntington Beach, CA, where the team of snowboard manufacturers get inventive and create unprecedented concepts of one-of-a-kind snowboards.
When Olson leans into a turn, the weight of her body creates an inward force that propels her snowboard toward the direction of the turn.
Based in Squaw Valley, CA, Jones Snowboards is the product of Jones's desire to develop a line of snowboards catering specifically to freeriders.
When Olson leans into a turn, the weight of her body creates a force that causes her snowboard to move faster in the direction of the turn.
At the top of the slope Scribner takes the skins off, locks the board halves together, rotates the bindings to snowboard mode and rides new lines in untracked snow.
Burton Snowboards, the world's first snowboard factory, is a pure snowboard company solely dedicated to creating and perfecting a full range of the best snowboarding equipment on the planet.
Heavy Mill, skateboard and snowboard buyer for Gart Sports, which owns Sportmart and recently merged with The Sports Authority, said kids see snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding as a way to express themselves and their individuality.
Ski and Snowboard Teams are bringing winter sports fans online coverage of ten of the country's top freestyle skiing and snowboard competitions.