JKT 500 Boy's Snowboard and Ski Jacket - Pale petro

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Key feature
In addition to its freestyle look and large fit, the Free 500 jacket is warm, waterproof and breathable, ideal for children in snowparks.
Users reviews
4.86 / 5 37 ratings
£39.99*

User benefits

Durability
Component which resists scratching, tearing and tensile strength.
Freedom of movement
Good freedom of movement even with protective shorts
Waterproof
Waterproof (Coating 5 000 mm), main seams sealed. Elasticated hood
Warmth
150 g/sqm wadding. Brushed knit lining. Snow skirt.
Breathability
Breathable component for perspiration wicking. (RET = 11.1)
Adjustable
Velcro cuff straps. Elasticated hood
Pockets
5 pockets including 1 ski pass pkt, 1 secure inside pocket and 1 inner mask pkt
Lightweight
0.43 g in 10-year-old size

Technical information

Sizes
6, 8, 10, 12, 14 years
Composition
Main fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Padding : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Main lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Secondary lining : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Yoke : 100.0% Polyamide (PA)
Approved by
Enthusiastic snowboarders and skiers. Are you interested in becoming a tester? Contact us at decathlon.com!
Tests
All Decathlon Snowboard products are tested in the real-life conditions for which they have been designed: In the snow and cold, all the conditions you may encounter while skiing. The design teams, product managers, engineers and garment designers ensure the product's design corresponds perfectly to its real-world use.
Designed to :
junior allmountain snowboarders (and skiers) , intermediate to expert freestylers, snowboarding 1-3 weeks per year on all terrain
Warranty
2 years

Advice

Storage instructions
Store on a hanger and do not fold, as this can damage the fabric coating. Make sure that the garment is completely dry before storing in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Features of the product

How does the product guarantee work?
This product is guaranteed for 2 years from the sale date indicated on the receipt. Products covered by the guarantee will be repaired or exchanged at no charge. The guarantee covers product defects with the exception of those owing to standard wear and tear and those from abnormal usage.
How can I be sure that my trousers are strong and durable?
We guarantee our products for 2 years and offer to repair products using local entities should you accidentally damage such products. Contact us on our website to find out more and discover the steps to take to repair your product. We take particular care in choosing all the elements and assemblies that make up our products, to guarantee the best possible durability.
Can I compare the products' environmental impact?
The product's environmental footprint is calculated for its entire life and with various indicators. An ABCDE score is provided to help you easily identify the most environmentally-friendly products comparing products of the same type. Decathlon voluntarily takes this approach: Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9nsE6EnTtg All our approaches to sustanability http://developpement-durable.decathlon.com/
Can I be sure my jacket will protect me well in bad weather?
For tackling bad weather (rain, snow, wind, etc.), the FREE jacket has been developed with a component and assembly that stops water getting through and reduces wind chill. The waterproof rating is measured by placing the product in a special shower that replicates the real-life conditions encountered by snowboarders in use. Finally, we wore them for several days' snowboarding under all conditions to validate its waterproofness.
Water often gets in through the seams. Does my jacket have taped seams?
As well as the waterproof material, taped seams are incorporated to strength the waterproofing of the jacket. These are waterproof adhesive strips taped to the inside seams of the garment to make it perfectly watertight. These taped seams are present on the areas most exposed to snow (buttocks, hips).
What is the point of the water repellent property of my jacket?
Water-repellent fabric allows water to run off its surface without seeping in thanks to a treatment that is applied to its exterior. The fabric is not waterlogged, it stays light and warm. This treatment must be renewed during the product’s lifespan, after 2 to 3 washes on average with the help of the products offered in our stores. All waterproof trousers for snowboarders have a waterproofing treatment.
"Coated" jacket: what are the advantages of this coating?
There's a label at the top of the back lining on which you can write your child's name to personalise the product. A useful trick for finding your jacket when skiing, in the nursery or at school, Breathable coating involves covering a textile support with a paste or liquid in order to create a protective film. A breathable coating serves as a waterproof barrier that allows water vapour through.
How will my ski jacket keep me warm?
To keep you warm, we use wadding insulation. Wadding is a synthetic component made from polyester which stores more or less air, depending on the length of the fibres. Wadding can be standard, hi-tech or siliconised, each with different properties (warmth, lightweight, supple, etc.).
How should I dress to avoid feeling cold on the slopes?
In order to keep warm and dry, we recommend using the 3-layer rule. The principle is simple: Use 3 layers of fabric, each having a particular function. Your under-garment must produce and keep in the warmth. Your jumper or sweatshirt provides you with warmth whereas the jacket protects you from bad weather. All these layers should be breathable in order to evacuate humidity.
How can I stop snow from coming into my jacket?
Our jackets have elasticated snow skirts that can be adjusted at the waist. If you fall or ski in fresh snow, the seal keeps the snow out.
How do I look after my product?
To optimise your jacket's performance and durability, we advise the following: Machine wash separately at 30°C. Synthetic cycle. Turn inside out. Use a small amount of detergent. No softener. Wring out manually. Dry on a hanger in a warm, well-ventilated place. Do not dry clean. Do not place on a radiator. You can re-watertight the outer fabric using a fabric watertighting spray. Read the labels carefully.

Users reviews

4.86 / 5 37 ratings
37 users recommended this product
Distribution of the scores

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  • Woman
    04 February 2018
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    Mangas muy largas

    Mangas muy largas

  • Woman
    40-49 years old
    03 December 2017
    Use since 7 to 12 months
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    Abriga, no pesa.

    ES ideal para los niños que no paran de moverse y siempre van con los riñones al aire. Mi hijo la lleva al colegio y va encantado

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    06 November 2017
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    Una cazadora muy chula.

    Mi hijo está muy a gusto con esta cazadora, a parte de darle bastante calor.
    Un saludo.

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