TOP 10 BAD REASONS FOR NOT WEARING A SKI HELMET

Your security is paramount to us.Did you know that head injuries are on second position for winter sports injuries? However, not enough adults wear ski helmets, although all health and sports professionals strongly recommend them to protect our heads in the event of a fall. So, why wouldn't you wear one?

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We've compiled the Top 10 Helmet Misconceptions, and if you haven't been wearing a ski helmet so far I'm sure you'll recognise one of these "reasons". Come on, let's change our habits because today's helmets overthrow all our doubts concerning this essential accessory!

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REASON N°1 : "IT'S NOT COMFORTABLE, IT GET'S IN THE WAY"

Ski and snowboard helmets are made of ergonomic foams and textiles that adapt perfectly to all head shapes. Lightweight and with differentiated tightening to adjust to each individual, the modern ski helmet is comfortable and once on the head you'll forget it!

REASON N° 2: "I DON'T THINK THEY'RE VERY ATTRACTIVE, I'M GONNA LOOK RIDICULOUS!"

But...! Helmets are an integral part of the perfect outfit for skiers or snowboarders. A wide choice of colours, patterns and designs are available to suit your look and give you even more style on the slopes.

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REASON N°3: "I'LL BE TOO WARM!"

Some helmets are equipped with ventilation systems, adjustable or not, to ventilate effectively and avoid you getting too hot during the day. It's up to you to choose the one that suits you best..

REASON N°4: "I'M AFRAID OF BEING UNCOMFORTABLE WEARING GOGGLES"

On the contrary, goggles and helmets are the perfect pair! Cleverly links to the sides of the helmet, and with enough room to fit properly, the goggles lodge perfectly to your helmet for optimal protection.We advise you to choose your ski helmet wearing your goggles in order to try them both together.

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REASON N° 5: "TOO HEAVY ON MY HEAD"

The new materials used for helmets tend to be even lighter, while ensuring their rigidity and robustness… the fundamental criteria.A standard helmet weighs 450g on average, which is to say not much in reality.

REASON N° 6: "JE I NEVER FALL"

No matter your level, your practice or your experience, a bad fall or a collision is never impossible. And then if you don't do it for yourself, at least set an example for the younger ones!

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REASON N°7: "I DON'T KNOW MY HEAD SIZE OR MY HELMET SIZE"

You can go to the store, a salesperson will take your head circumference to guide you to your size. You can also try on the different sizes and see which one fits you best. Finally, opt for models that have the adjustable dial to adjust the helmet better around your head for optimal comfort.


REASON N°8: "I ALWAYS STAY ON THE SLOPES"
Just because you stay on marked slopes doesn't mean there's no risk!Indeed, on the slopes, more skiers, more speed and therefore more falls and possible collisions.

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REASON N° 9: "I CAN'T HEAR ANYTHING WHEN I'M WEARING ONE!"

Today with the new ski helmets you can hear very well!You need to call someone when you're on the slopes? Headsets with integrated Bluetooth kit appear to be the best solution.

REASON N°10: "NOT EASY TO CLEAN"

Helmetsare easy to clean . For those equipped with removable foams, simply remove them and machine wash them at 30 °. For older models, take a damp sponge with washing soap and let it air dry.

AND HOW ABOUT YOU - DO YOU WEAR A SKI HELMET? IF NOT, WHY? TELL US WHY IN THE COMMENTS BOX AT THE END OF THE ARTICLE.

Top 10 bad reasons for not wearing a ski helmet

PAULINE

Passionate about ski and snowboard

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