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post #16 of (permalink) Old 09-18-2012, 05:32 PM
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I don't know, I've been snowboarding for a long time, have been crashing for a long time, and the amount of crashes where my face (not head) was an impact zone was like 1%.

Goggles actually work to protect your face by creating a small buffer zone, so the only area you really have to worry about is your chin. I have a brim on my Bern Watts too which helps too.

All in all snowboarding is a dangerous sport and you just have to accept that no matter what measures you take you still run the risk of hurting yourself. I wear a helmet but anything else I find to be excessive.

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