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Industry Fights Push for Ski Helmet Laws

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Industry Fights Push for Ski Helmet Laws

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Industry Fights Push for Ski Helmet Laws

Industry Fights Push for Ski Helmet Laws

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Safety advocates say mandatory helmets could protect skiers from thousands of injuries each year. Ski resort operators are fighting any such requirement. Though legislatures have considered making helmets mandatory for kids at least, the industry argues that helmets would make people ski more recklessly. Brian Mann of North Country Public Radio reports.