Skiing and snowboarding can be enjoyed for a lifetime without incident or injury. That said, there are factors that will increase our likelihood of mishap, and ironically many of these are behaviours or habits that we develop as we gain confidence and skills on the slopes. For the sake of our bodies, our longevity on the slopes and for the safety of those around us, here are 5 ski resort habits that we should avoid.
1. Riding with headphones
Unfortunately this trend has not been helped over the years by helmet manufacturers building speakers into the helmet earpieces, making it all too tempting to add a soundtrack to our riding. As far as safety goes, being able to clearly hear our surroundings whilst skiing or boarding is important, as our eyes can miss incident warning signs. Particularly true for snowboarders who have a natural blind spot, being able to hear
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