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In 2018, U.S. pro snowboarder Brock Crouch got caught in an avalanche in Whistler, British Columbia. Here is an interview of him talking on his experience of surviving this avalanche. Since this traumatic experience, Brock shared with us on Instagram that he starts each season going to Baldface Lodge in British Columbia for Pat Moore's Risk Maturity and first aid course. Here is what Brock had to say about it in his post:

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In the wilderness and mountains, safety and education are paramount for both novice and seasoned adventurers. The unpredictable nature of these environments demands a comprehensive understanding of potential risks, from extreme weather to challenging terrains. Adequate education equips individuals with essential survival skills, navigation techniques, and knowledge of local flora and fauna. This knowledge not only fosters a deeper appreciation for the natural world but also greatly minimizes the likelihood of accidents and injuries and is highly necessary. Proper safety measures, including the use of appropriate gear and communication devices, contribute to a safer outdoor experience, ensuring that individuals can explore the wilderness with confidence and respect for the environment.

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