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Head and neck injuries in extreme sports

The Winter X Games start today in Aspen. Due the death of freestyle skier Sarah Burke and snowmobiler Caleb Moore in recent years, more attention has been focused on injuries – especially head and neck injuries – in extreme sports. Are the sports inherently dangerous? How do other extreme sports, like surfing and skateboarding, compare?Continue Reading

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