Gliding down the slopes on skis or a snowboard is a must for many who enjoy being outdoors in the winter. Skiing and snowboarding are extremely popular sports, with approximately 10 million people hitting the slopes every year. According to the National Ski Areas Association, the number of fatalities each year hovers between 41-54 and injuries, including paralysis, head injuries, and spinal injuries These injuries occur at a rate of about 51 per year in the U.S. While helmets do save many, 30 of those 51 who are seriously injured were reported as wearing a helmet at the time. When an injury occurs on the slopes, the patient is likely to be transported by sled down the mountain by emergency responders who work the slopes, then by ambulance to the nearest hospital. For these and other high-risk sports, you should consider adventure sports coverage.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Skimming along the water of a lake or the ocean with the swift and silentâ¦
Hiking and trekking have become increasingly popular travel activities with the renovations of popular trails,â¦
Adventure seekers all over the world flock to bridges, cranes, buildings, and other high ledgesâ¦
During the summer months, nearly everyone hits the water. With so many types of watercraftâ¦
Parasailing is a sport that has flourished in popularity over the past half decade, particularlyâ¦
There are few experiences that give a person the opportunity to view the sea fromâ¦
Both water skiing and wakeboarding are sports that involve being pulled behind a speedboat whileâ¦
The opportunity to soar high in the beautiful blue skies like a bird is aâ¦
Rock climbing has taken on new popularity in the adventurous sport arena as climbing wallsâ¦
Adventure sports are activities that are considered risky by the travel insurance industry because theseâ¦
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