Put lids on your kids. 

That's the message from the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), which recently launched a new Web site to educate parents about how important it is for children to wear helmets when they're skiing.

'Wearing a helmet can help reduce the severity of a head injury under many circumstances,' says NSAA president Michael Berry. 'We recommend that parents, skiers and snowboarders educate themselves about the benefits and limitations of helmets and make an informed choice about whether to wear one or have their child wear one,' he says.

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757 hits 4.0 (1 vote) Share Favorite | Flag 12 years ago by KikiPeepers

Do you think people should wear helmets when they are snow skiing?
Put lids on your kids.

That`s the message from the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), which recently launched a new Web site to educate parents about how important it is for children to wear helmets when they`re skiing.

`Wearing a helmet can help reduce the severity of a head injury under many circumstances,` says NSAA president Michael Berry. `We recommend that parents, skiers and snowboarders educate themselves about the benefits and limitations of helmets and make an informed choice about whether to wear one or have their child wear one,` he says.

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5 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Wednesday 3/18/09 - 2:24:59 PM EST (GMT-5)
Why what happened?
5 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Wednesday 3/18/09 - 2:25:58 PM EST (GMT-5)
I fell head over heels and ended up with a bloody nose and a concussion!
5 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Wednesday 3/18/09 - 2:28:56 PM EST (GMT-5)
OMG! That's horrible. I've been skiing so many times and the worst I've had is a sprained ankle. I guess I don't really think about the dangers.
5 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Wednesday 3/18/09 - 2:29:43 PM EST (GMT-5)
I haven't been skiing since 1996, when it happened. Too dangerous for me!
4 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Sunday 1/31/10 - 11:05:18 AM EST (GMT-5)
Obviously now I'd think more about it, but I can't imagine it being easy to ski with a huge helmet on...

Helmets gain popularity on the slopes

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