Snowboard Wrist Guards
Snowboard Wrist Guards: protect your wrists from snowboard wrist injuries. Shop our large selection of snowboard wrist guards below!Snowboarding wrist guards reduce your risk of the most common snowboarding injury: wrist fractures. Snowboard wrist guards are an inexpensive piece of snowboard protective gear, and can usually fit underneath your current snowboard gloves. If you want the best snowboard wrist protection, check out Level snowboard gloves here. Learn more about snowboard wrist guards below.
$49.95 - $53.95
Snowboard wrist guards are an inexpensive and easy-to-add piece of snowboard protective gearWrist injuries are all-too-common to snowboarders, accounting for approximately 40% of all snowboarding injuries. Wrist guards for snowboarding can protect you when you catch a toe side or a heel side edge. We have an instinctive reaction to reach out and break a fall, but that puts your wrists in a dangerous position. Wrist guards for snowboarding have plastic or metal splints to provide extra support and help reduce the risk and severity of injury.
You've probably heard discussions about how snowboarding wrist guards simply transfer the force up your arm and cause forearm breaks. We’ve studied a lot of data and have seen no evidence to support this claim. The data we've seen show that wrist guards for snowboarding definitely reduce the rate of snowboard wrist injuries.
The best snowboard wrist guards - how do you choose?"The Best Snowboard Wrist Guards" are ones that you actually wear. Just like snowboard helmets, snowboard wrist protection only works if you wear it. So when customers ask us what are the best snowboard wrist guards, we begin by asking if they already own snowboard gloves.
XSportsProtective staff picks for snowboarding wrist guardsOur favorite snowboard wrist guards (outside those found in a pair of Level snowboard gloves), are RED Impact wrist guards. They’re slim, lightweight, and not bulky at all. The flexible tapered top splints give you solid wrist protection, while Velcro straps make adjusting and keeping your desired fit easy.
For straight up, basic snowboard wrist protection, you can’t beatProTec IPS Wrist Guards. They fit comfortably under most gloves and still allow mobility.
We also like Triple Eight Undercover snow wrist guards. These no-nonsense snowboard wrist guards fit easily and comfortably under your existing snow gloves and feature a perforated neoprene body for extra breathability and a comfortable fit.
For more information about snowboard wrist guards, check out:How to Choose: Snowboard Protective Gloves and Snowboard Wrist Protection. If you have a specific question about protective snowboard wrist protection (or other snowboard protective gear), please call or email us. We’re here for you. Spend less time shopping and more time enjoying snowboarding—and life.