We are cheering loudly as we get the message here at the POC HQ office in Stockholm.
The Fornix is:
POCs most recent ski and snowboard helmet, developed for the serious user needing light weight, snug fit, durability and generous and adjustable ventilation.
And what´s behind it?
Besides parallell ventilation systems and antifog channels/inlets, the ambition has been to increase durability for safety in in-mold helmets. Thanks to the Aramid Bridge System between the outer shell and the liner, the helmet will stay in one piece, despite numerous impacts in a crash.
The focus has been on ventilation and optimizing the distribution of material for best possible protection, and at the same time giving the helmet a "tight/smallish" look. It's a contradiction, but it worked.
Demanding skiers and snowboarders that spend a lot of time on the mountain and needs maximum protection without noticing wearing a helmet.
"This is truly engergizing: We have put effort, commitment and competence into vitalizing the concept of in-mold helmets, promoting the advantages of light weight, sleek look, avoiding bouncing in a crash
and very good energy absorption, while also addressing the problem issues of durability and ventilation normally associated with in-mold helmets". Says: Stefan Ytterborn Founder and CEO.
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