Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Helmets after a fall
View Single Post
post #7 of (permalink) Old 04-21-2009, 04:00 PM
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
Originally Posted by Technine Icon View Post
Not necessarily, u should only replace it if u notice cracks, other than that u should be fine.
this is not true. Helmet's are designed to absorb a heavy impact, but unless the helmet is specifically made to take multiple impacts, the foam protection will be compromised after one heavy impact.
Now, if you find yourself in a position where it is either use the compromised helmet or no helmet at all, then obviously the former is the better choice, but as someone else stated earlier, a lot of helmet manufacturers offer a replacement plan, so there is no reason not to get a new helmet.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome