Brief by Allen Best
Recreation – January 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine
Who do you think has the highest risk for getting injured when skiing and snowboarding? Would you say old people, which a newspaper in Vail once called skeezers. Or how about testosterone-driven young guys?
Neither, reports a physical therapist at Lake Tahoe, who cites a recent study that shows 40-year-old males are most at risk. They have the desire to take risks, but their joints won’t hold up.