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Snowboarding injuries
  1. Thomas P Moore
  1. Rocky Mountain Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic, Crested Butte and Basalt, Colorado, USA

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    Since the inception of the idea of riding a board on the snow in the 1970s, the popularity of the winter sport of snowboarding has burgeoned. Snowboarding is the only area of the winter sports market that has continued to grow. The 1994–1995 NSAA Kottke National Business Survey indicated that 14% of the 54 million area visits in the United States were generated by snowboarders.1 It has been reported that 80% of children who participate in snow sports have ridden snowboards by their 12th …

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