SkateSlate Japan has featured the importance of helmets in longboarding (CLICK HERE), but The Helmet Truth is this, it’s your choice to wear helmets or not. When I do, I always take the premium quality selections. Here’s some of the reasons why:
Quality manufacturers typically have a wide variety of colors to choose from
Helmets usually last years as long as you don’t smack your head.
If you hit your head, the helmet has done it’s trick .
Since I’ve always been a helmet lover, this time around I wanted to compare two very good helmets. This time I reviewed the 「Japan Fit Meta TSG」 and the 「Switzer/Prader Signature Gotham」 from Triple Eight. Both of which I can confidently say are great helmets. Both helmet’s are certified which means there’s a very good chance that your brain is protected should you have a nasty crash. As well, both the Meta and the Gotham are great helmets for biking, riding scooter, striders, and of course skating. (more…)
I never had a chance to meet Victor but it was on my bucket list. I was always hearing legendary stories over the years about Victor Earhart. From everyone at SkateSlateJapan, we want to share our deepest condolences to anyone suffering from this tragic loss. Now watch this to learn a little about Victor and why he was loved by so many.