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Ski and Snowboard Safety Stressed After Sudden Death

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Many plan to hit the slopes this season and while ski resorts take many measures to ensure safety, it is important for skiers and snowboarders to protect themselves as well.

Though deaths are not common on the slopes, there are a number of things that skiers and snowboarders can do to prevent injuries or death.

9 and 10's Meredith Barack and photojournalist Jeff Blevins have more on what precautions slope-goers need to take to stay out of harm's way.