Giro Skiers Debuting Combyn at X Games

Giro Combyn Helmet
Giro Combyn Helmet

The snowboard competitions getting underway this week at the 2013 X Games will see the competitive debut of Giro’s revolutionary Combyn™ helmet.

The Combyn™ boasts an industry-first softshell construction, with a flexible outer shell wrapped around a soft, two-layer Vinyl Nitrile (VN) foam. Unlike traditional expanded-polystyrene (EPS) or expanded-polypropylene (EPP) helmet liners, the soft VN material in the Combyn™ is designed to withstand repeated impacts.

Softshell construction has enabled Giro to deliver a helmet with a comfortable and flexible fit with unmatched durability, a significant benefit in the park and pipe where repeated impacts are part of the sport.

Professional athletes who are anticipated to compete in the Combyn™ at the X Games include:

Xavier Bertoni
Jen Hudak
Alex Schlopy
Joss Christensen
PK Hunder
Brita Sigourney
Justin Dorey
Kevin Rolland
Joffrey Villard
Simon Dumont
Mike Riddle
Torin Yater Wallace

The Combyn™ will be available in August 2013.

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