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…)