Free Shipping on Orders Over $50

Top 3 Reasons to Wear Snowboard Wrist Guards

by Jim Bartlett October 30, 2014

Snowboard Wrist Guards - Top 3 Reasons to Wear ThemIf you've ever been snowboarding, you know how fun it can be. But, you also know how violent falls can be! Skiers tend to "tumble", while boarders tend to smash. Depending upon which edge you catch - toe side or heel side - you'll smack the ground face first or tailbone first. In either case, your tendency will be to reach out and try to brace yourself with your hands.

This motion puts your wrists in danger. So...

Our Top 3 Reasons to Wear Snowboard Wrist Guards

  1. Nearly 40% of all snowboarding injuries happening to the wrist. In fact, wrist injuries are the most frequent snowboard injury
  2. Snowboard wrist guards can be low profile, and fit right underneath your snowboard gloves.
  3. A good pair of snowboard wrist guards that fit underneath your gloves will cost you less than $25.

While you're reading this and flexing your wrists to reassure yourself they're okay...

now would be a very good time to order a pair of snowboard wrist guards, right?

 

Wrist Guards







Jim Bartlett
Jim Bartlett

Author

Founder of XSportsProtective, snowboarder, mountain biker, father of four young kids who love action sports.


Leave a comment

All comments will be reviewed before posting.


Also in Snowboard Gear Guides

Field Tested and Proven Wrist Protection for Snowboarding
Field Tested and Proven Wrist Protection for Snowboarding

by Jim Bartlett November 17, 2016

Here are the stats for testing performed on Biomex Wrist Protection Technology in Level Gloves and Mittens. Also, links to more information.

Continue Reading →

Super Burly Super Pipe Snowboard Gloves from Level - ready to ship!
Super Burly Super Pipe Snowboard Gloves from Level - ready to ship!

by Jim Bartlett October 19, 2016

If you don't know this already, wrist injuries are the most frequent injury in snowboarding. Absolutely, you can read our great guide on How to Choose: Snowboard Gloves & Snowboard Wrist Guards.  But, let me save you some time.... 

Continue Reading →

How to Choose a Snowboard Helmet
How to Choose a Snowboard Helmet

by John Cermenaro October 18, 2016

Your helmet is, without question, your most important piece of snowboard protective gear. This guides you through how to make the right choices for the type of boarding you do. Topics include sizing, features, cost and technology.

Continue Reading →