It appears that fitness trackers have really gone main stream. In the United States, one in ten adults own a fitness band. It is not really common for those who already own a smartwatch, reported a brand new national research on consumer trends.
The survey of five thousand adults in the United States, released on 6th Jan, reveals that people throughout the nation are purchasing fitness trackers that track activities like calories burned, time slept and steps taken. The report found that thirty-six percent of people who has t heir own fitness tracker are between thirty-five and fifty-four years old, forty-one percent have an average income of over US$ 100000 and fifty-four percent are women. Read more »
Matt Payne started to collect the data of death from hiking and climbing on his own. He is from Colorado but currently lives in Portland is a commenter who has managed to climb the hills of Colorado above 14,000 feet and now he gives tips on safety to all the hikers and the climbers.
His reports show the coverage by media on the fatalities. Words of honour are spoken about the brave mountaineers who die. He states that many people who go in for adventure do not think twice before their life and those are the people who have no clue about the safety measures. The people who climbed Colorado’s peak out of that he found out that 39 people died in a year due to climbing.
Coming to this year seven people suffered due to injuries. In fact a kayaker’s body, Elizabeth was found at the canyon wall which was tall at its base. On 9th June, Burklow had a fall from the descent and died from the Long Peak. Ultra runners James Nelson and Alex Newport died after their fall near the peak of Capital. In the tragic incident, Dylan of Michigan fell in the National Forest of Rio while taking a picture. In fact lightening strikes so many people proving it to be the deadliest and when it comes to the killing of natural hazard the avalanches come under the top.
Injuries from skiing and diving have left many people injured, including some famous footballers. For Payne even driving on the highway is dangerous. The younger Payne now wants to chase the dream of climbing the highest peak of Colorado which is 100 in number. People who hike in bikes along the mountains also suffer. Operators of ski lift who are experienced also suffer brutal death on an average in Colorado.