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Snowboard Helmets - Fit, Design and Maintenance.

 

A current snowboard helmet can be a great way to protect your melon, but there is a lot that you should know about sizing and maintaining a styley new lid.

First off, it is important to understand how the current generation of snowboard helmets works. They are not designed to deflect hard impact and then rebound (a common misconception), but rather to absorb hard impact by allowing the crushing (and permanent destruction) of the stiff protective foam that makes up the helmet's primary structure. The idea is that the foam is damaged but the head is not. I mention this first, because understanding that this damage to the helmet is the very thing that will protect your head is integral to all of the points that will follow.

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Female Specific Snowboards - Fact or Fiction?


With young female riders being the fastest growing segment of the snowboard market and with almost half of our snowboard sales last year going to women, you can bet we are interested in what is going on in terms of gear and technology for this demographic.  By far, the question we get asked most frequently on this topic is, "is there really any difference between a men's and a women's snowboard?"  The Short answer is Yes, Yes, Yes.  There was a time when this was not the case....

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