How many people die from skateboard accidents?
In respect to this, can skateboarding kill you?
Skateboarding can also kill you, just last week a friend of mine told me that her fiancé had been killed while skateboarding down a hill, he lost control and hit his head and it was a fatal injury. So the consequences of skating can be much worse than a broken ankle or broken wrist, they can be fatal or near fatal.
Furthermore, how many people get hurt on skateboards? In 2017, over 98,000 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms after being injured while skateboarding. Over 47,000 of those injuries occurred in people ages 15 to 24, according to Injury Facts.
Then, how dangerous are skateboards?
The Risks of Skateboarding Some of the most common skateboarding injuries include: Sprains, strains and fractures to several parts of the body, most often the arms, legs, neck, and trunk. Injuries to the face, such as a broken nose or fractured jaw. Concussion and other severe head injuries.
Has anyone ever died from ice skating?
Twenty-two years ago, the world of figure skating was stunned by the death of Russian Olympic champion Sergei Grinkov, who died at a training session in Lake Placid, New York in front of his skating partner and wife Ekaterina Gordeeva. The 28-year-old died of a heart attack.