Originally Posted by TheDeb
Thanks everyone for the info! I'm checking out those different options... @seedub, I swim in the ShredReady. I would need A LOT of padding. I'm THAT tiny...I even paddle a kids boat =P
So new question. Opinions using a snowsports full face helmet?? I found a Giro that actually fit my head.
I know of a handful of dirtbag patroller and tele'rs that wore their paddling helmet skiing, but never seen the opposite. winter helmets have all the soft plush crap, fabric liner vents, and earpads, and the foam may not be closed cell, so it might soak up water. (might work great though....idk.. as KSC said...not an expert, but like everyone else, been wearing lots o helmets for a long time.)
I would call or visit CKS. they are knowledgeable on different brands, and they're open year round.
also last shameless plug... WRSI has kids/small sizes. they have a header on the their website pricing for schools and camps. they also have an add on face protection that snaps into any of their helmets. so you dont have to have two helmets. but that it is potentially 'breakaway' is the source of debate ( at least it was on teh buzz) could save your neck and face(at least once) or it could be useless.
I do know that I have had my WRSI since 2006 and It has treated me well. and I have clacked my head pretty good a few times. mine is an older model that doesnt accept the snap on, so I am due for an upgrade in that respect.
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