Snowboarding Tricks Get More Difficult, Dangerous

As the Olympic qualifiers for snowboarding are set to start today in California, one fresh-faced hopeful will be missing from lineup. One of the country's best boarders, Kevin Pearce, is in critical condition in a Utah hospital after he was seriously injured last week during a training exercise, prompting some to consider whether the extreme sport has become too extreme. Pearce, 22, suffered what doctors called a "severe traumatic brain injury" when he smashed his head on the ice after...Full Story
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