snowboarding

(redirected from Snow board)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Most ski and snow board packages include a full or half day of tuition and a six-day lift pass.
The slopes are packed with teenagers and toddlers, along with mums and dads, many of whom are on skis or snow boards for the first time in their lives.
STAFF at a Warwickshire country pub swapped snow boards for surf boards to plan a summer of fun.
It was for that reason snow boards were invented and we surveyors kept advising that they be maintained.
Two extrusion grades of nylon are aimed at decorative top films for snow skis and snow boards.
XBoard will do for the watercraft industry what snow boards did for the snow skiing industry by invigorating the young adult who is looking for a more challenging, exciting experience while on lake, river, or ocean.
Billy's also has a large selection of other skis, boots, poles, bindings, clothing, accessories and snow boards at guaranteed lowest prices.
Aqua Xtremes believes that XBoard will do for the watercraft industry what snow boards did for the snow skiing industry--it will invigorate the young adult who is looking for a better experience while on lake, river, or ocean.
This time around, I'm speaking to him as he snow boards down a mountain in Switzerland.