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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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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.
``I came off a flight home to Liverpool and went straight to the interview -with a snow board under my arm.''
Ffion Jones has worked as a ski guide and snow board tutor (inset)and video producer before moving into extreme sports retail Picture: ROBERT PARRY JONES
Two extrusion grades of nylon are aimed at decorative top films for snow skis and snow boards. They provide uv and abrasion resistance, toughness down to -40 F, clarity, and ability to receive colorful graphic decoration by sublimation printing.
A large selection of hemp merchandise was available such as foods, snow boards, chain lubricates, furniture polish, coffee, clothing and tree free paper.
It was for that reason snow boards were invented and we surveyors kept advising that they be maintained.
It was like a temple of sporting equipment with everything from running shoes to golf balls to fishing rods, wetsuits, surf boards, dart boards, snow boards and little tents you can fold up to the size of a, well, one of those 12-inch vinyls I used to buy.
Subject of the contract, the maintenance cleaning and other cleaning services, special cleaning and the removal of snow boards and falling ice in the service building Paul Loebe House of the German Parliament.
This time around, I'm speaking to him as he snow boards down a mountain in Switzerland.
The camp, which is situated at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road (NH - 22), Narkanda has produced some international level players in snow sports like, skiing, alpine skiing, snow boards and snow shoeing etc.
Situated at an attitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road (NH - 22), Narkanda has produced some international level players in snow sports like, skiing, alpine skiing, snow boards and snow shoeing etc.