INJURIES CAN BE CAUSED BY
Simple or major falls
Awkward landings on piste or in park
Collisions with other skiers or boarders
Hitting a tree, rock, pylon or guard rail
Falling from or being hit by a ski lift
Facial injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to more serious fractures and damage to teeth can be caused by falls or collisions and account for approximately 4% of ski and snowboard injuries.