I just returned from 3 weeks with the Canadian Snowboardcross team in Switzerland, Austria and Aspen. World Championships happen every 2 years, and this year it was in Kreishberg Austria. Despite the lack on snow in Europe, they managed to pull off this major event with success. Our Canadian athletes performed well, placing 2nd in […]
As the seasons begins to change a lot of us start to think about one thing…. Snow! For anyone hitting the slopes this season injury prevention and awareness is important. An increasingly common injury among skiers and snowboarders are concussions. A concussion is a brain injury that results from a bump or blow to […]
Our very own Laurie Block just returned from a trip to Norway and France with the Canadian Ski Team for their final World Cup Competition. She was on the mountain with the athletes making sure they stayed in top shape for their runs. The final worldcup competition was held in La Plagne France (date). […]
Squamish Physiotherapist Laurie Block travels to Europe with the Canadian Moguls team in March 2013.
February is here, it’s winter in Squamish and we’re in the middle of my favorite time of year… ski season! As a physiotherapist that’s been working with skiers for 6 years people, often ask me about the most common skiing injuries I see, and what they can do to prevent them.