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Helmets have become commonplace on the slopes

...slopes, and they are now a common accessory among snowriders.That was not always the case.According to the National Ski Areas Association, 25 percent of skiers and snowboarders wore helmets during the 2002-03 season. That number was up to 67...

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...skiers on the far side of 50 - some on the very far side - has been creeping up each year, according to the National Ski Areas Association.Credit advances in artificial hips and knees that make it possible for skiers to continue enjoying the sport...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-19
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New winter sports add thrills to the chill

...resorts and other snowy destinations with a wider variety of choices, said Troy Hawks, managing editor of the National Ski Areas Association Journal."What we're seeing is a larger swath of the family - you've got the grandkids all the way to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-01-03/new-winter-sports-add-thrills-to
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Helmets now common on slopes, but could protection be better?

...impact a tree at 27 miles an hour, would a helmet make a difference? The answer is: Probably not."The National Ski Areas Association encourages wearing helmets, said Dave Byrd, director of risk and regulatory affairs for the trade group...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-02-28/helmets-now-common-on-slopes-but
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