13 of the Worst Snowboard Slams Ever

DON'T LIKE BROKEN BONES AND GORY RAILS? THEN LOOK AWAY NOW.

Faint-hearted readers, look away now. That's a bit of Perry's back...
Faint-hearted readers, look away now. That’s a chunk of Fredrik Perry’s back…

Holy mother of god! This horrific slam dropped through our virtual letterbox this morning from this RK1 Snowboard edit where rider Fredrik Perry scrapes half his back off on a rail (check it out at 7.15 onwards, if you can stomach it). Hand raised to your mouth? Feel a little sick? Yep, us too.

We know snowboarding is a dangerous sport – but we’re surprised half of these morons aren’t dead. And it’s not just the amateurs. You only need to read Ed Leigh’s tale of epic stupidity to see just far humanity will go for a trick. I mean Halldor Helgason should be awarded some sort of medal for amount of blood spilt on film.

So here they are, the most wince-worthy, bone-cracking, face-slamming, ball-busting schadenfreude-inducing slams in history …..

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