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Ski Helmets Save Lives
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Ski Helmets Save Lives

Ski helmets save lives. But they only work if you put them on your head. That’s the word from researchers at Johns Hopkins, whose 2012 found that helmets worn by skiers and snowboarders decrease the risk and severity of head injuries and yes, they save lives. A Johns Hopkins news […]

Skiers Who Tear ACLs Should Put Off Surgery
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Skiers Who Tear ACLs Should Put Off Surgery

Skiers who tear their ACLs should think twice before going under the knife for repair. Why? Because researchers at the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City are convinced that one-quarter of recreational downhill skiers who suffer anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries […]

Ski Mag’s Best Resorts 2013
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Ski Mag’s Best Resorts 2013

No, it’s not 2013 yet, but every physicist knows that if you travel fast enough, time becomes inconsequential. That, apparently, is what the the downhill demons at Ski magazine have done, for everyone’s benefit. Here’s the top five resorts from their list of the 30 top ski resorts in the […]