We, the LCI, do as much as possible to eliminate collisions/close calls. We wait for windows, first person dropping stops at intersections to hand signal if it is clear to continue and we all have our heads on a swivel.
I was the downhill rider in my case and got blasted by a woman’s knee in my shoulder blade while making a heelside turn. I looked, our spotter looked and she entered my run in a merging lane from the next run over.
Patrol called it “incidental contact”, even though I was the downhill rider, and didn’t think it would go anywhere beyond that.
Several months later I was