Still kinda new to the sport, and I don't want to be in pain/the hospital/a wheelchair, etc, if I take a bad spill going big.
I recently bought some stuff, and, overall, I'd like some input from people, product recommendations, etc For the first item, I couldn't find any reviews whatsoever. Comments on hard/soft shell, or non newtonion fluid technology, etc. Though, I do realize that
Bought a Giro revolver helmet last year, and, I'm assuming it should still be good.
UFO Plast Predator Jacket Upper Body Armor - CLOSEOUT
It appealed to me because 1) the brand is European. I've just come to trust European/Japanese companies, in regards to safety, over American. 2) The brand also makes safety equipment for motorbike sports, in lieu of just snow stuff 3) it has all over protection, except for the neck (And, nothing I found had neck protection anyway), and 4) the price was pretty good, for all over
Triple Eight Second Skins Soft Knee Pads (Pair)
Just got these in the mail. IDK if the size is too big, but they seem a bit bulky. I'll find a way to test out their protection. Mostly got them because they came with free Demon Force goggles (though, paying $10 more for the actual knee pads)
Level Half Pipe XCR Protective Snowboard Gloves
The company seems like the have the best protective wrist technology. Seems like it'd be better overall to combine gloves/wrist guards, so I think I'll stay with these, if they fit well.
POC Hip VPD Ski Padded Shorts
I got these for $45. POC is a swedish brand, and has won awards from Volvo. VPD is supposed to be a great material, and it has that on the tailbone, so I'm hoping these are sufficient