The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) reports that there were 31 catastrophic incidents at ski resorts in the United States during the 2018/19 season. 21 of these accidents involved skiers. 10 involved snowboarders.
According to NSAA, the leading causes of serious injury on the slopes in 2018/19 were:
- Collision with the snow surface
- Collision with other skiers or snowboarders
- Collision with stationary objects like trees and boundary fencing
The NSAA defines “catastrophic injury” as those which will result in “…significant neurological...Read More