Why wear a helmet to ski or snowboard?
Helmets propel safety on the slopes. Wearing a helmet reduces the severity of head injuries by 40%. For kids, whose inexperience makes them more susceptible to crashing, it's been proven that helmets for children less than 15 years of age prevent and/or reduce head injuries by 50%. Wearing a helmet just makes sense, and it's catching on.
Not only does a helmet boost your safety, but it's a technologically advanced and comfortable ski accessory. Helmets like the Smith Holt grant you the following additional attributes:
So next time you head out on the mountain, bring your helmet. And make it an audio helmet! Just remember that the use of helmets should never encourage a afalse sense of security among those who wear them. A helmet is an important addition to the other mountain safety guidelines you practice.
And if you don't have a helmet, wewill most certainly help you out.