You might not think you need snowboard body armor. Maybe you’re just learning to snowboard and know you won’t be doing any serious tricks for a while. Or maybe you’re confident in your snowboarding abilities and don’t worry about wiping out. No matter where you are on the snowboarding spectrum, snowboard body armor can protect your chest, back, and shoulders from hard hits on ice or packed snow (or any rocks or logs that might be under the snow). Good quality snowboarding body armor:
We like Vigilante Air body armor, which is designed to provide maximum upper body protection without restricting movement. The Vigilante Air offers spine/back, shoulder, elbow, and side protection in a long-sleeved, low profile jacket design that fits easily under your current jacket or hoodie. Other great features of the Vigilante Air snowboard body armor:
We’re fans of all things Crash Pads, like Crash Pads 6100 body armor, which is designed to give snowboarders, mountain bikers, or skaters upper body protection without sacrificing range of motion. Crash Pads 6100 snowboard body armor provides excellent soft-padded protection for your back, sides, shoulders, and the full length of your arms. Other great features include:
For more information, check out our Snowboard Gear Guide Home Page.
If you have a question about a specific piece of snowboard body armor (or other snowboard protective gear), please call or email us. We’re here for you. Spend less time shopping and more time enjoying snowboarding.