Editor's Note: This is still one of our favorite infographics of all time, illustrating the chances of dying by sport and activity. Although these statistics continue to change over time, they offer some perspective. Scroll down to see the odds and for more data and related content below the infographic.
To understand how these numbers compare to more "natural" causes, see this US data from the Center For Disease Control. For parents wanting a more focused guide to youth activities, take a look at this data on sports injuries compiled by Stanford Children's Hospital.
After the Tetons reported record-breaking snowfall for the month of February long before Washington’s birthday even passed, it’s no surprise that the snow led to some pretty serious avalanches. On Monday, JHMR ski patrol reported explosively triggering an avalanche next to the Tram dock with an estimated 14-foot crown. RELATED: GoPro Highlights From Kings and Queens of Corbet's Check out that monster in the pictures above. If you were on the mountain that day, you likely saw it, just to the
While backcountry skiing on Mt. Shasta on Sunday, mountain guide Chris Carr discovered a monster—at least the aftermath of one. Rising up from the Bunny Lake trailhead was a 30-foot wall of snow created by a "100-year avalanche" that barreled down the side of Mt. Shasta. What made this slide so unique and historic was the sheer length of its slide path. The walls were so big that you could ski down them. According to the Redding Record Searchlight, Carr, in his 25 years of living in the area,
When it snows go skiing, they say. Or ride down a ski jump on an inflatable canoe with two of your best friends. This absolute internet gem has been making the rounds in the office this morning. Who knows? Might have to break out the inner tubes this afternoon. RELATED: JHMR Ski Patrol Triggers Avalanche With Massive Crown