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Play it safe on the hills this winter

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Published: 1 Feb 2004

On the last run of her first snowboarding lesson in early January, 23-year-old McGill student Christina Barakett decided it was time to try a 180-degree turn - an intermediate snowboarding move. But part way into the turn, Barakett took a plunge that landed her in the Emergency Department of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site with a broken left wrist.

On the last run of her first snowboarding lesson in early January, 23-year-old McGill student Christina Barakett decided it was time to try a 180-degree turn - an intermediate snowboarding move. But part way into the turn, Barakett took a plunge that landed her in the Emergency Department of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site with a broken left wrist.
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