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Ever wonder what makes snow so slippery?

Or what physics can say about the highest aerial ever recorded on a snowboard?

Where do moguls come from anyway?

And, what are the chances that someone could snowboard to safety in an avalanche?

Check out the latest posts on the Extreme Sports Physics blog to get the answers to some of the physics questions nagging at those of us in the Northern hemisphere as we get ready to hit the slopes and the ice this winter.


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