03 Feb '12, 2pm

4 professional snowboarders who double as environmentalists

4 professional snowboarders who double as environmentalists

Given the huge amount of time that they spend in the great outdoors, it's easy to find professional snowboarders who double as environmentalists. Climate change could bring some serious disruption to winters in places like the U.S. and Canadian Rockies and the French Alps, disruptions that could shorten seasons and drastically cut snowfall totals. In the face of the damage that climate change could bring to snowboarding, it might be harder to find a snowboarder who isn't an environmentalist. But the world needs every advocate it can get, and the following four snowboarders have heard Mother Nature's call and stepped up to help spread the message that we need to do something before it's too late.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/stories/...

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