Friday, October 2, 2009

Ski Resort Operator Dons New Helmet Rules

Photo: Skiers head for the hills at Whistler, which is phasing in helmet regulations. (CBC)

From The CBC:

Includes Quebec facility where actress Natasha Richardson fell.

Six months after actress Natasha Richardson died following a fall at the Mont Tremblant ski resort in Quebec, the company that operates the facility has announced helmet requirements at all its North American resorts.

Starting this season, Intrawest will make helmets mandatory for all children and teens enrolled in ski and snowboard programs and will also include helmets in all rental packages.

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My Comment: When you ski .... always .... always wear a helmet.

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