The winter season brings exhilarating sports like sledding, skiing and snowboarding. Before you head out, however, check out these safety tips from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Have a partner- Try to participate with a partner and stay within each other’s sight. Also, make sure someone who is not participating with you knows where you are.
Check the weather- Pay attention to storms and conditions. Make adjustments accordingly.
Dress correctly- Wear the right clothes and gear to keep you warm and protected.
Hydrate- Remember to drink water before, during and after your sport activites.
Have a phone- Keep a cell phone on you and protected in case of emergencies.