* 1. Have you ever injured your thumb while skiing?

* 2. Do you know or have you ever heard of anybody injuring their thumb while skiing?

* 3. Would you purchase a product that could prevent ski-related thumb injuries? If so, how much would you expect to pay?

* 4. Are you aware of any existing solutions to this problem (ski-related thumb injuries)?

* 5. When you ski, are you, at times, conscious of this problem?

* 6. On a scale from (1-10), how serious is this problem?

* 7. Would you please offer suggestions for alternative solutions to this problem?