Single-Impact Styrofoam


Jan 31, 2012
Outside Magazine

Expanded polystyrene is the same popcorn-like material that cheap beer coolers are made 
from. The Pro-Tec Mirage went into production in 1985 as a replacement for leather “hair net” helmets. Styrofoam absorbs the impact of a 
fall by crushing—so your skull doesn’t have to.