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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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Forget aerobics or Pilates snow boarding is the best lower body and tummy muscle work-out there is.
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Skate boarding is the way of the future, the same as snow boarding is.
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Pop's wonder boy, Justin Timberlake, took time out of his frenetic touring schedule to spend the day snow boarding at the Nevis Range ski complex near Fort William.
With excellent facilities that included the Child prices Price validactivity zone, outdoor heated pool, computer lab, dry ski slope and with everything from snow boarding to web designing, the activities covered a broad range and suited all tastes.
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But thousands of offenders are still being sent on courses involving outdoor adventure, camping, drama, football and other sports including, hang gliding, horse riding and snow boarding at a cost of up to pounds 6,000 a time.
Unbelievably, all three bands named have been booked to appear at the free event scheduled, which will also include Snow Boarding and other extreme activities.
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"When we turned up they just said, 'Strip down' and basically just gave us snow boarding bottoms to put on.
I go snow boarding and often combine a snow boarding trip with visiting my sister in Aberdeenshire.