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Keegan, CJ, Asher, Cash and Gavo

Keegan Palmer, CJ Collins, Asher Bradshaw, Cash Money Kenton and Gavin Bottger.

These kids lit up the combo a few weeks ago! Torched it. Pretty much set the history record for the most insane and progressive 14 and under Combi contest to date.

Give these kids a few more years and they are poised to do things on a skateboard we have never seen before.

5 different kids with different styles, different sponsors, different personalities and different backgrounds. They all love skateboarding and they all have chose the S1 Lifer Helmet as their helmet of choice.

This is CJ’s run click here to see Keegan’s, Asher’s Cash’s and Gavo’s footage.


S1 Helmets / Sho Ouellette en Catedral

If Colombia has “a classic” like The Fish of California or BPs of Vancouver, it is almost certainly Catedral. The benchmark insane run that everyone needs their turn on. This week Sho gets his chance to show his moves on this gem. Sho wears the S1 Lifer Helmet.

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So we set out to make a more protective helmet

In 2010 we noticed some pro skateboarders and roller derby participants were getting knocked out and in some instances getting traumatic brain injuries in traditional soft foam skate helmets. So we took the soft foam helmets into the testing lab and learned that the impact energy goes directly through the soft foam helmets and rattles the brain. We also learned that soft foam skate helmets FAIL the ASTM multiple impact test and they FAIL the CPSC high impact test.

So we set out to make a better and safer helmet. The result is the S1 Lifer Helmet. The S1 Lifer Helmet is constructed with EPS Fusion Foam and is 5x more protective than soft foam skate helmets. The S1 Lifer Helmet passes the ASTM multiple impact test and the S1 Lifer Helmet passes the CPSC high impact test.

We have taken steps to educate the public about the S1 Lifer Helmet through videos and printed media. Most skaters and parents did not know that traditional skate helmets did not pass any helmet safety standards. They usually only learned the difference after a head injury and that is too late. 

We made a helmet that we would want to wear. And a helmet we could 100% recommend to family, friends and team riders. When you are wearing an S1 Lifer Helmet you know that you are wearing the best. And if you own a skateshop you know you are offering the best to your skate community. – Dan McCashin Co Founder/ S1 Helmets 

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