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Smith Optics Upstart Junior Helmet for Ski /Snowboard

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Smith Upstart Jr. Helmet for Snowboarding and Skiing

The Smith Upstart Jr. helmet is a great helmet for your beginner if you want full coverage. Utilizing the Bombshell Construction, this traditional full-shell and full-ear coverage is designed to be tough enough for the big hits or falls. Your kid feels safe and you feel safer. The Adjustable Helmet Fit System (HFS) gives a custom fit, from season to season as their head grows. So, now your excited little grom can follow you everywhere on the mountain and be in snowboard protective gear you trust. 

The Smith Upstart Jr. Snow Helmet Features:

  • Bombshell Construction with Full Ear Coverage – injection molded ABS shell
  • AirEvac Ventilation – no goggle fogging
  • Adjustable Helmet Fit System (HFS) –adjust & go
  • Super Soft, Furry Tricot Lining – comfy, warm & cozy
  • Removable Goggle Lock – secure your goggles or remove the lock for the terrain park

Smith Upstart Junior: My kid won't wear a snow helmet

When you send the most precious thing in your life out on the slopes, you want to make sure he or she is protected. One of the most difficult aspects of getting a child into any sport is making him or her realize the importance of protective gear. Kids think they're indestructible and see no reason to put on a hat, much less a helmet. The best way to get your kid to wear a ski helmet or snowboard helmet is to wear one yourself. And it doesn't hurt if your child has a great range of helmets to choose from. Smith has designed all of its youth ski helmets to be low-profile yet attractive, in a range of colors designed to appeal to even the pickiest little grom. Remember that ski helmets are not something a child should "grow into." Kids grow fast, so remember to check the helmet fit occasionally to make sure it still fits well. As with any helmet, be sure to inspect the interior and exterior for cracks or other damage after any serious impact.

Smith Optics

As the company name implies, Smith has its roots in goggles and sunglasses. Since 1965, Smith has pioneered innovations in sport optics. Smith began producing helmets in 2005, and has quickly grown its reputation in the ski and snowboard industry. Smith Helmets engineers snowboard protective gear with some of the highest technological advances in performance, protection, design, and fit. The company's background in optics informs its helmet design, and Smith prides itself on the seamless integration of its products. Among the technological advances Smith has developed are AirEvac and AirEvac 2 ventilation systems.


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How to Size Your Smith Optics Helmet

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We offer many different models of Smith Optics Ski Helmets and bike helmets, with each having a different size range depending upon fit system, shell shape, etc. To chose the right size Smith Helmet for you or your kid, follow the steps below.

1. Carefully measure the head circumference, as shown here:

2. Use this measurement to chose the correct size helmet, using the cm as displayed in the "Please Select a Color/Size" drop down list (see image below).

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