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The most common injury among skiers is no question, to the knees. When you rotate and torque your knee at the same time, the force is transferred through the ski and the binding, through the stiff boot. The next “mobile” joint is the knee, thus subject to injury. Meniscal tears are common when this happens; “sitting in the back seat” in combination with the rotary torque causes the ACL to ‘pop’ which is often audible to the patient as the ligament tears.