Opinion: Skiier/Rider Issues

Subject: A plan to help reduce the risk of the most common skiing related injuries.

The resources exist to make a substantial reduction in the risk of the most common types of alpine skiing injury. Carl Ettlinger* and Jasper Shealy.** [Read Entire Opinion]

Subject: Skiboards and other skis without release bindings.

Any ski, short or long, without a release system is potentially dangerous. Carl Ettlinger* and Jasper Shealy** [Read Entire Opinion]

*Carl Ettlinger - Adjunct Asst. Professor, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, and President, Vermont Safety Research, Underhill Ctr., VT 05490

**Dr. Jasper Shealy - Professor, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623