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Helmets

11 Skeleton Helmets That Almost Make It Seem Like A Good Idea To Slide Headfirst

Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

With bobsledders going viral for their #SochiProblems and snowboarders using all the most "spoice" slang, the athletes competing in skeleton at the So...

New Vending Machines Will Make Bikers Happy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has unveiled a vending machine that dispenses bicycle helmets...

How Dangerous Is Skateboarding?

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

On the Slopes, Take Smart Steps to Prevent Ski Knees, Skier's Thumb, Serious Head Injuries

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As snow sport enthusiasts invade ski resorts this winter, two to three in every 1,000 ski visits and nearly seven snowboard visits will result in an injury. Fortunately, most ski and snowboarding injuries are not serious or life threatening.

Helmets and Head Cases

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Glenn C. Altschuler

Equipment, it turns out, often makes a sport look less brutal when it's actually becoming more lethal -- without helmets, football players would be reluctant to hit each other as hard for fear of injuring themselves.