Skateboarding risks and injury stats infographic

There isn't a lot of data on skateboarding injuries out there, mostly bits and pieces in various sites. I gathered all the stats I could find in this infographic.

The major take-away for me was that wrist guards and staying away from traffic can really improve one's odds of staying in one piece. Enjoy, and don't break a leg!

skateboarding risks and injury stats inforgraphic

-This infograph presents data from various years and periods within the last decade. When there was data available from multiple years, I used their average.
-In the "fracture locations" section, the total of all the percentages add up to 86%. The remaining 14% is all the other bones combined.

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  1. Overall, I like your blog. Quality information shared. Keep up the good work.

    Sports Injury Support


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