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Protecting your head is of utmost importance during ski sessions and there are two vital reasons for this. First is to reduce the impact of any possible injuries that can cause damage to the head.
Second is to protect the head from chilling cold and to keep it warm while skiing. That means you have to make sure that you got the most suitable helmet for this activity. To make sure of this, you have to have a ski helmet for support.
Ski helmets are different from cycling helmets as they are warmer and insulated to ward off cold temperature. If you have no idea what ski helmets are or you are looking for ski helmets that you can opt for, you can check out some UVEX helmets that might be able to help you out.
Fp 2 Carbon
This is an authentic racing helmet chosen by international athletes. FP 2 Carbon features an extremely lightweight construction designed to meet the needs of skiers during competitions. Other features of this helmet includes a GFK-Carbon construction that is both light and strong, a full shell construction that is based on FIS requirements, anti-microbial lining that is protected from germs, a heavy duty Monomatic chin strap, hand lamination and a threaded inserts for optional chin bar.
Hlmt 7 Pro
This helmet was built with style and comfort without sacrificing protection. This helmet comes with fully adjustable ventilation, lightweight and warm comfortable lining. Other features of Hlmt 7 Pro includes a lightweight in-mold construction, a washable lining that is anti-microbial, an adjustable ventilation for more comfort, an integrated goggle clip for more convenience, easy and quick Monomatic closure and removable ear pads.
This is a brand new freeride helmet – stylish, extremely comfortable and light in weight. Other features of Sioux include a fit and comfortable lining that is designed for superior comfort, a lightweight in-mold construction, fully adjustable ventilation for more comfort in various conditions, simple Monomatic strap closure, convenient IAS fit adjustment system, integrated goggle retaining clip, anti-microbial lining materials and acoustically correct ear pads.
X-Ride is one of the most popular freeride helmet series among all UVEX helmets and this series was modified to cater to the needs of slalom racers. The shape was sculpted and made light to allow proper ventilation. It also comes with a slight brim to provide more comfort and style. Added features include a lighter weight ventilation that is also adjustable for greater comfort, durable hard shell construction, anti-microbial lining, special helmet lining that is soft and smooth, integrated goggle clip, acoustically correct ear pads and an easy Monomatic closure.
Jump is the newest helmet from UVEX. It has a contemporary round shape that is light in weight to provide improved aerodynamics with a low profile. Its round shape is more preferred by FIS racers, especially during speed events. Other features include an injected shell construction that is light and strong, full shell construction as per FIS requirements, heavy duty Monomatic chin strap, anti-microbial lining and a threaded insert for optional chin bar.
All the UVEX helmets mentioned above can provide three of the most important things that you have to consider in a helmet, such as the following:
The outer shell of the ski helmet that you should opt for must be hard and should be able to withstand scratches, shocks and strong impacts. The helmet should be designed in a way that the effect of the shock is spread over its entire shell in order to prevent intense pressure on a particular area during collision.
Make sure that the helmet that you would opt for fit your head perfectly. UVEX helmets have wide variety of sizes that you can choose from so you will not have a hard time finding one that will best suit you. You also have to make sure that your helmet does not have a gap with the ski goggles for more convenience.
Ventilation is also necessary in a helmet. When skiing, it is only natural to collect moisture in the face and head. But extreme moisture can cause chills and this should be avoided, as it can be uncomfortable and this can also cause distraction. That is why you have to make sure that you consider a helmet with sufficient number of vents in order to allow proper air circulation and prevent excessive moisture buildup.
These are just some of the things that you have to take note of when choosing the right helmet for your ski adventures. However, aside from the helmet, you must opt for the right pants, boots and upper gear as well to complete your protection against the injuries or dangers of the skiing.