Item: Sleds and Sledders a Quick Look
Title: Sleds and Sledders a Quick Look
Proceedings: 2002 International Snow Science Workshop, Penticton, British Columbia
- Darcy Svederus/Snowtec Services [ Box 607 Elnora, Alberta, Canada, T0M 0Y0 ]
Abstract: With the number of avalanche deaths in recent years claiming more snowmobilers than any other sport it's time we take a look at the sport and its people. In the past there have been meetings where I have been asked questions about my sport and the people in it and over the last few years I thought it was time to try to summarize and put down on paper the few things I do know about this sport. This paper will try to help the Professionals and the Educators in this industry to better understand snowmobilers (SLEDDERS). The audio/visual display will go through the who, what, when, where and why of this specific sport. 1. Who are the people in the Sport, the Demographics, and the Attitudes? 2. What is the Sport and What is a mountain sled? 3. When do Sledders choose to ride? 4. Where do Sledders choose to ride? 5. Why is there such a reluctance to learn more on what would keep them safer?
Language of Article: English
Keywords: sled, snowmobilers, avalanche, fatalities
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