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POC VPD 2.0 Hip Padded Ski Shorts

POC VPD 2.0 Hip Padded Ski Shorts

POC VPD 2.0 Hip Padded Ski/Snowboard Shorts give you high protection with a low profile. Flexible, contoured VPD pads cover your hips and the outside of your thighs, while a separate VPD pad provides tailbone protection. Whether you’re skiing or snowboarding, POC VPD 2.0 Hip Padded Shorts use some of the most innovative technology around to keep you comfortable and protected.

POC VPD 2.0 Hip Padded Ski Shorts

  • Outer thigh protection: Three-ply VPD 
  • Venting: VPD pads perforated for maximum air flow
  • Low profile, fit easily under pants/snowpants
  • Tailbone protection: Seat padding features highly breathable Coolmax™ fabric
  • Pads removable for easy cleaning
  • Construction: Polygiene™/odor-free
  • Suitable for skiing and snowboarding

What is VPD?

VPD (Visco-elastic Polymer Dough) is a advanced composite material that is remarkably flexible and pliable but stiffens instantly upon impact. VPD is highly dampening and can absorb an extreme amount of the energy from an impact. In fact, VPD is one of the few compounds on the market that meets the European Union’s highest standard for protective motorcycle clothing (CE 1621). One of the unique functions of VPD is progressive dampening, which means that the material adapts itself to the force of the impact. The softness and pliability of the material allows it to mold to the contours of your body. VPD armor and pads are designed to be worn close to the body—the VPD is most flexible and pliable when it is warm. For this reason, POC recommends that you do not expose it to prolonged cold conditions, such as leaving it in a cold car or wearing it outside ski or snowboard clothes. Learn more about VPD on our Advanced Protective Materials page.

POC of Sweden

We can’t think of enough superlatives to describe the POC line of helmets and body armor. POC combines sophisticated engineering with spare Scandinavian styling to produce what are arguably some of the best-looking, high-tech protective gear on the planet. The company has won numerous international design awards. In terms of safety, one award in particular stands out. Volvo, possibly the most safety-conscious company in the world, awarded POC its Grand Prize in the category of Active Safety as part of their prestigious annual Volvo ISPO Sports Design Award competition. POC now has a partnership with Polygiene AB to include Polygiene odor control wipes in POC ski helmets, bike helmets, and body armor.

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