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SAFETY

All info on this website is for informational purposes only.  Always consult a qualified professional.

Safety Programs/Campaigns:

  Lids on Kids

  National Safety Awareness Week - 1/15-21/11

  Heads Up! - Kids National Safety Poster Contest

  Smart Style - Freestyle Terrain Safety Initiative

  GET SMART - Freestyle Terrain Users Guide

  Objects Are Closer Than They Appear (Speed Awareness)

  Don't Be Caught Upside Down - Tree Well and Deep Snow Safety

  Professsional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) - Safety Public Service Announcements

  Avalanche Safety Awareness Program (ASAP)

  Safety Facts & Tips

  WinterKids - Nonprofit encouraging winter recreation among children

  Winter Feels Good - Program which shows how non-motorized winter sports (snowboarding, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing) can help adults and children achieve health and fitness through the winter months

 

Articles by Carl Ettlinger, President of Vermont Safety Research and Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Vermont - College of Medicine:

"8 Steps to Safer Skiing" "Tips for Knee Friendly Skiing"
"How to Pick a Good Ski Shop" "Used Equipment"

 

Articles by Richard Lubin, D.C., "The Snowboarding Chiropractor"; Far West Ski Association (FWSA) Safety Chair; Two Time Winner of FWSA Safety Person of Year:

"Be Safe Get The Point" "Be Sun Smart"
"How Skiers Are Stupid About Snowboarding" "Ski Ready"
"Skiing Snowboarding Are They Really That Different" "Spring Thing"
"Storing Your Warms" "Tips for Tahoe Skiers"
"Tree Skiing"  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vision:  Provide the strategic thinking and the thought leadership combined with the tactical tools for our members by partnering with club leaders, resorts and snow sports industry to S.N.O.W.

* Seek fun, active, new snow sports enthusiasts.

* Network socially & professionally in a comfortable environment.

* Offer leadership & educational opportunities to increase member involvement & diversity.

* Wow existing members with irresistible year-round benefits/activities such as racing, travel, lift ticket & other discounts, safety education, community, & philanthropy to retain members.

 

Motto:  Think SNOW & FUN!