EQUIPMENT/BEGINNERS - Buyer's Guide and Advice
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03-17-2012, 11:29 AM
Join Date: Jun 2009
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There's no demonstrated difference in safety between $50 and $150 helmets. They all pass the same certifications in the US and Canada.
Correct. There have been studies shown that VN foam helmets are better for continuous, less-than-catastrophic impacts (which is a reason why you see them used in the NHL more than...) and EPP foam helmets are better for more dramatic impacts. That's about it as far as I know.
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