Smith Optics, a leader in goggle technology since 1965, is also a one of the brands of choice for ski helmets. Lift lines and the slopes are littered with riders and skiers sporting one of their brain buckets. The Smith Variant Brim is a big-hitter in brand's helmet lines.
Just as they have done with their goggle lines, Smith continues to shift their R&D efforts into overdrive. The Airevac 2 system integrates ventilation of the helmet and goggles with 22 vents in the Variant's design.
The Variant Brim is safety certified through the ASTM. Smith keeps the construction solid on the helmet but keeps the weight down. The helmet did not become uncomfortable during a full day playing on the slopes. Adding to the comfort is a padded chin strap and a soft mesh liner. The helmet can be adjusted to give a customized fit to your noggin.
The Smith Variant Brim delivers top technologies in a light helmet. Strut your fashion sense too with one of the Smith's 10 stylish color schemes for the Variant Brim. The helmet has a suggested retail price of $160.
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Elliot left a successful fifteen-plus year management career that he worked at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies to pursue his passion for writing about the outdoors. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree from La Roche College.
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