Giro's Super Fit engineering process is the foundation of every Giro helmet -- ski helmet, snowboard helmet, or bicycle helmet. Every model is scaled and shaped for its intended wearer using a database of cranial measurements and rider input compiled from hundreds of people large and small, young and old, from around the world. Conceptually speaking, this means that if there is a perfect fitting ski helmet out there made specifically for you, it’s most likely a Giro ski helmet.
The breadth of the Giro ski helmet and snowboard helmet lineup, including women's giro ski helmets, kid's giro ski helmets, and men's giro ski helmets, speaks to the commitment Giro has made to outfit each and every skier and snowboarder with a level of head protection unsurpassed by any other manufacturer in the business today. With more than 20 Giro ski helmets to choose from, you are practically guaranteed to find a Giro ski helmet that will fit you perfectly – man or woman, adult or child.
Maybe you race. Maybe you love the half pipe. Or maybe you like to take your sweet time coming down the mountain. No matter. Giro ski helmets and Giro snowboard helmets are designed for all disciplines and all types of skiers. Whether backcountry, freeride, telemark, terrain park, downhill, slalom, all-mountain, or multi-sport, there’s a Giro ski helmet designed specifically for you.
Giro, based in Scotts Valley, CA, is a worldwide leader in the design, development, and marketing of premium, high-performance protective gear and accessories for action sports and active lifestyles. Since 1985, Giro has been at the vanguard of helmet design and protection. Helmet technology has improved steadily ever since.
Ski racing helmets and bicycling helmets used to be clunky things that were heavy and poor fitting because helmet construction technology lagged significantly behind the science of head protection. Thus the cyclist or skier who wanted head protection was limited to heavy motorcycle-like helmets with little or no vents. Then in 1984 came a new protective standard, ASTM F2040, and an ingenious designer by the name of Jim Gentes, who had a vision to create lightweight, well-vented yet highly protective headgear that could achieve this new ASTM F2040 standard.
Gentes founded Giro Sport Design in 1985 and brought the first Giro helmet to market in 1986, an oversized, expanded polystyrene (EPS) bicycle helmet that came with interchangeable bright-colored Lycra cloth helmet covers. Because it had no hard shell, this new Giro cycling helmet was incredibly lightweight. It was also extremely well vented. And with the interchangeable covers, Giro brought style into the mix. One day you could ride wearing a red Giro helmet, the next day you could wear a blue one. Over the next two decades, Giro continued to advance its bicycle helmet designs. Giro was able to apply much of its experience in constructing bicycle helmets to manufacturing ski helmets and snowboard helmets. With more units sold than any other manufacturer, Giro ski helmets are quite simply the leader in protective gear for your head.