Dr. MJ Bazos MD, Patient Handout
Tips for Snowboarders

What do I need to know before I start snowboarding?

Here are some tips from members of the U.S. Snowboard Team, as well as from recreational snowboarders:

What do I need to know about equipment?

How can I protect myself from injury?

Most falls in snowboarding are on the hands, buttocks and head, and only cause bruises and soreness. You can do a few things to reduce your chances of getting injured: