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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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Interview: Alfredo Mancuso / S1 BMX TM



Proud to announce Alfredo Mancuso as the new S1 BMX TM and bringing along Alex Donnachie, Stevie Churchill, Dylan Stark and Dilllon Lloyd to the S1 Team.

How did you end up becoming the new S1 BMX Team Manager?

Alfredo: So I started riding for S1 Helmets in 2012, and I always enjoyed working with everyone involved, from the owners to the riders to the dudes working in the warehouse! As of the last 3 years I’ve gotten more into the roles of handling our OSS/TCU team so it just seemed like an easy addition to my workload to not only ride for S1 but to manage the team and the direction of marketing in BMX!

Who did you bring to the team?

Alfredo: Basically I brought on 4 of the most happening riders of the moment, who also happen to be my roommates and good friends; Stevie Churchill, Dylan Stark, Dillon Lloyd and Alex Donnachie. It goes without saying that these guys are not only phenomenal athletes, have great personalities but are also good people and I already enjoy spending time with them, so why not further my travels with them!

And what should we see from S1 BMX in the next year?

Alfredo: As much was the mantra for Pinky and The Brain, Try to take over the world! Haha but in all honesty I think S1 already delivers a great product, so now I want to just add a more, well-concerted approach for the BMX team to convey this message.

S1 BMX TEAM: Alex Donnachie, Stevie Churchill, Dylan Stark, Dilllon Lloyd, Aaron Ross, Morgan Wade, Dave Dillewaard, Alex Platt, Alfredo Mancuso, Mark Mulville, Adam Banton, Brian Yeagle

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S1 Mini Lifer Helmet – Video Coming Soon

S1 mini Lifer Helmet
a scaled down version of the S1 Lifer Helmet for peeps with smaller head sizes.

Certified Multi-Impact and High Impact

Colors: Black Matte, White Gloss, Cyan Matte, Black Gloss, Navy Matte, Pink Matte, Purple Matte, Metallic Gold, Red Gloss, Bright Green Matte and Silver Glitter

MSRP: $48.99