Journey's End Lessons & Training
|Posted on July 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM|
You guys know that helmets are there to protect your heads, duh.
At the most recent show, we saw a distressingly large number of dangerously ill-fitting helmets on the competitors. Here's how to ensure that your helmet can perform to the best of its abilities:
1. FIT. A helmet should fit snugly around your entire head with no gaps. The inevitable gaps that occur with adjustable helmets can be filled with supplemental padding.
2. CHINSTRAP. Always fasten your chinstrap, AND adjust the sliding ear pieces so that they are immediately under your earlobes. Doing this helps to keep your helmet in place.
3. PRICE. Remember, the most expensive helmet is not necessarily the right helmet for you. Order based on fit, not price.
We know that you've got enough to worry about on Show Day, but a properly fitting helmet looks cool, even to the Judges!