What is POC ski?

What is POC ski?

POC Sports, usually called simply POC, is a Swedish company that manufactures skiing and snowboarding helmets, cycling helmets, apparel, and sunglasses. POC was founded in 2004 by Stefan Ytterborn.

How long do POC helmets last?

1 – 5 years
We recommend helmets should be replaced every 1 – 5 years dependent on several factors. First and foremost, if you are involved in a crash that results in abnormalities to your health we strongly suggest replacing your helmet before your next ride or getting back on the ski slopes.

Who makes POC helmets?

In 2015 POC was sold to Investcorp, a global investment company. These days POC is spread across 25 countries, with more than 100 employees around the world.

Where is POC helmet manufactured?

POC’s helmets are manufactured in China, as this is where they say the highest quality producers are found.

Are POC helmets worth it?

POC designed the Octal to be the safest road helmet on the market. It uses unibody construction, so the outer shell is structural and covers the entire helmet like an exoskeleton. This looks good and provides better crash performance and penetration protection, while allowing for larger vents and reduced weight.

Are POC helmets worth the money?

It’s safe, stylish, and while it is far from cheap, it is not so expensive that I live in fear of having it stolen from a café or bar if I leave it on a table while I order a drink. The magnetic buckle of the Corpora easily fastens and unfastens with a single hand, and there’s a color for every taste.

What does MIPS stand for in ski helmets?

Multi-directional Impact Protection System
Share this. MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System; a technology created in 2001 that is now a world leader in head and neck protection through years of medical technology and research.

What to do with expired helmets?

Re-purposing Old or Expired Helmets If the helmet is old and tattered, or old and ugly, or has been crashed or damaged in some way, it would probably be best just to cut the straps off, hit it a few times with a sledge hammer and put it in the trash or recycle bin (maybe they do recycle locally).

What does POC stand for brand?

piece of cake
VeloNews does not have any independent data on the helmet, though POC — it stands for piece of cake — is known for merging of safety and modern aesthetics. Its mountain bike and ski products are bright and burly, and the company’s helmet does appear a bit bigger than its soon-to-be competitors.

Is POC a Swedish company?

POC, a leading manufacturer of helmets, eyewear, body armor, apparel and accessories in snow sports and cycling, was founded in 2005 in Sweden.

Is MIPS better than spin?

The obvious difference between MIPS and SPIN is that the latter has pads that adhere directly to inner shell of the helmet, eliminating the extra piece of plastic and improving fit. But there might be more to it. In laboratory testing the helmets with SPIN performed well, according to POC.

Are POC helmets safe?

Why choose a POC helmet?

POC has worked closely with leading experts to develop the most relevant helmet technology and unique solutions to reduce the forces transmitted to the brain during a crash. POC’s goggles are developed to enhance vision, function and safety in all situations and conditions and will protect your eyes from nature’s elements.

What is @POC?

POC is a Swedish company with a strong mission to do the best we can to possibly save lives and to reduce the consequences of accidents for gravity sports athletes and cyclists.

What is special about POC goggles?

POC Helmets & Goggles. POC’s goggles are developed to enhance vision, function and safety in all situations and conditions and will protect your eyes from nature’s elements. POC has optimized the field of view for enhanced vertical and peripheral vision, which improves the level of safety.

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