Safety Firsts

We crack the evolution of the safety helmet

Jan 26, 2012
Outside Magazine

Clockwise from top left: POC Receptor Backcountry MIPS, Current, Pro-Tec Mirage, Team Wendy W, E.D. Bullard Hard Boiled, Enhanced Combat helmets   

False Sense of Security?

Helmets make everything safer, right? Not always. Consider these statistics.

From lowly styrofoam to the bulletproof thermoplastics of America’s next armed conflict, the breakthrough designs that have helped keep our brains safe inside our noggins. Plus: Is your helmet lulling you into a false sense of security?

Filed To: Multisport, Bike Helmets, Snow-Sport Helmets, Climbing Gear, Paddling Helmets
From Outside Magazine, Mar 2012

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