How Many U.S. Skiers and Snowboarders Are There?

Just how many of us are there? That’s a controversial question. 
By John fry

How many people ski in the USA? Or ski and snowboard? Neither of the industry estimates that are typically and most prominently mentioned in the press is precise. I’ve arrived at a rough estimate after weeks of emailing, phoning and Googling, and listening to all sides in a controversy that’s been going on for almost 60 years...

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