WRSI Current Helmet - Unisex 5052-453
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WRSI Current Helmet - Unisex

5052-453
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Description

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A safer whitewater helmet, WRSI (Whitewater Research and Safety Institute) researched and developed this helmet to take multiple hard hits. It features comfort-enhancing ergonomics, a rigid and durable shell, and a superior retention system.

  • ABS outer shell remains safe even after multiple impacts.
  • 2 layers of energy-absorbing foam takes the bulk of the impact.
  • Energy-dissipating inner shell spreads impact force.
  • Retention system prevents it from tilting back.
  • Fit pads customize it to suit your head.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Whitewater kayaking
  • Whitewater canoeing
Construction

Microshell helmets are made of a thin polymer sheet over a foam liner; Hardshell helmets have a hard polymer outer shell and a foam liner; when the liner is being bonded to the outer shell during the manufacturing process, it is Molded in the shell.

Hardshell
Shell material ABS
Fit system Interchangeable foam pads
Inner material
  • Polyurethane
  • EVA
Vents Yes
Approved for

Most helmets are tested and certified for a specific sport. Some helmets are approved for multi-sports, but only after passing the safety tests for both sports (i.e., snowsports and cycling).

Paddling
Safety rating

Cetification is established by a variety of governing bodies who set impact standards. Most helmets are certified or approved for a specific sport, except in the case of multi-sport helmets (i.e., a snowsports helmet might also be approved for cycling if it meets the cycling safety standards).

EN 1385
Made in China