The Slytech SHIELD shin guard is made with the most advanced techno-polymers for durability and maximum glide during contact with gates from the coldest nights to the warmest days. These ski racing shin guards dynamically wrap around the leg for enhanced protection and lower friction with gate contact. Allows you to focus on the course with pain free confidence.
- Technopolymer composite shin guard
- No friction PTFE for reduced drag on gate contact
- Low friction ribs for faster gate-clearing
- High-density SLYGRIP foam padding
- Anatomic shape for a comfortable fit
- Ready-on straps
Fitting of Shin GuardsPut on your ski boots and measure from the top of the knee cap down to where you desire the shin guard to end. Personal preference dictates the bottom point. Some racers wish to have the shin end just above the boot top as they feel the shin guard can catch on the buckles when flexing forward. Others prefer to have the shin cover the top two buckles for protection from gate hits.
Multi-DN Impact Technology
Ribs built into the arm guard surface boosts gate-clearing speed by increasing the stiffness of the shell, minimizing energy absorption on impact and by reducing the drag of the gate by limiting surface contact area.
Drastically reduces friction and drag between the gate and the guard. This technopolymer has embedded Teflon R (PTFE) that lubricates the impact with the gate and boosts speed.
Slytech Shield Protection
An engineered material made with the most advanced technopolymers making it extremely stable and durable, both at low and warm temperatures.
Shell lining is made with Ariaprene, which is a revolutionary alternate to synthetic rubber. It is non-toxic, easily decomposable, readily recyclable and actually outperforms the less eco-freindly alternatives. Offers optimal comfort and superior grip even at extremely low temperatures.