Ah, yes. This place was once known as "Hillend" - and there's a particularly nasty form of thumb fracture/dislocation known in orthopedic circles as "Hillend Thumb," because the surface there produced so many cases of it. Mechanism of injury is this: as you fall, you put your hand down, your thumb gets caught in the mat, the rest of your body keeps moving and your thumb stays put.On 08/29/2014 08:25 AM, Michael Angle wrote:
The hill was covered in a surface that resembled chainlink fence with plastic bristles growing out of it:
And so I spent my hour running laps on the three in-bounds runs. The final analysis?
- It was a blast. It was a real skiing experience.
- At the end of an hour, I was just as happy to go do something else.
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