Skiing is obviously a bad idea. Planks of wood, steep slopes, fragile human bodies terrible combination, honestly. What’s amazing, though, is the sheer variety of ways that alpine sports will find to break your body. I’ve been researching this topic face-first for years, and now it’s time that we all share the innovative ways we’ve been rekt.
- Snow tends to get stickier as it sits in the shade. Eventually, it can get heavy enough that it will grab a hold of any ski or board that dips down into it.
- Colorado’s mountains share one thing with the East Coast resort: Superhighway groomers down the main face.
- Wear a helmet, and be aware that helmets become significantly less protective after a single crash. Even an impact from one to two feet can compromise the helmet, requiring replacement, Outside reported.
“Skiing is obviously a bad idea. Planks of wood, steep slopes, fragile human bodies — terrible combination, honestly.”