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POC Spin

New Helmet And Goggle Technology From POC

POC Spin

For use in its 2017-2018 snow collection, POC gets ready to announce a couple of new technologies at SIA and ISPO next week. SPIN is a new helmet technology created to counter the effects of oblique impacts; and Clarity is a new lens technology for higher contrast vision on the slopes.

Bern Kingston Helmet

Bern Kingston Helmet Review

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Bern, the masters of multisport, have always been great at designing helmets that could take you from the board to your bike and then on to the slopes. This winter, Bern decided to specifically address the needs of the skier or snowboarder with the new Kingston and Rollins helmets. I took the Kingston with me to Sweden, for ten days filled with all types of skiing and fat biking.

Bern Rollins

Bern Kingston and Rollins Ski Helmets

Bern Rollins

Best known for their brimmed, all season, all action sports helmets, Bern now launches their first ever ski-specific helmets this winter—the Kingston and the Rollins. Using new technology, the ski helmets are lighter and stronger, all while maintaining Bern’s signature low profile and fit.

POC Skull Orbic H.I. MIPS Helmet

POC Orbic HI MIPS Helmet

Knowing exactly when to get a new ski helmet can be difficult. A general rule of thumb in the industry is that assuming no major falls, helmets should be replaced every three years. Over time, temperature, dry mountain air, and hard use work together to deteriorate the EPS foam inside the helmet, making it unsafe.

POC Fornix Helmet Review

POC Fornix Helmet

Photo by Mark Going of Columbia Sportswear

As I had numerous ski adventures planned for this winter, including a big heli-ski trip up to Whistler last month, I figured it was time to buy a new helmet. I had heard good things about the award winning POC Fornix, so decided to purchase one in order to put the snow sports helmet through its paces over the season. 

Uvex Air Control Custom Fit Ski Helmets

Uvex Air Control Custom Fit Helmet

First seen in the Uvex Core Range HLMT 7 Air ski helmet, the Uvex air control fit system will now be rolled out across more of the ski helmet range. Uvex air control uses air chambers to enable precision adjustment for the perfect, customized fit, no matter your head shape or size.

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