WONDER #2400: Where Did Snowboards Come From?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. what makes snowboarding safer than skiing.
  2. the history of snowboarding.
  3. how snowboarding was invented by miners.
  4. why everyone should snowboard instead of sledding.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following statements about snowboards is NOT true?

  1. The Snurfer was created by Sherman Poppen.
  2. Ski resorts banned snowboarding for many years.
  3. People in Austria and the Swiss Alps may have used the first snowboards.
  4. It’s illegal for ski resorts to ban snowboards today.

Question 3 of 3

Snowboarders are most likely to injure their __________________.

  1. wrists
  2. heads
  3. arms
  4. Both a and c

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