Description & Features
Thanks to the shock-absorbing MIPS technology, the extremely sturdy and super-lightweight Uvex Invictus MIPS ski race helmet provides uncompromising protection even during the most dynamic slalom runs for professional athletes and junior racers alike. This ultra-lightweight and tough helmet also impresses with a sporty, streamlined design and perfect fit with emergency cheek padding. Featuring innovative plus technology, the outer shell of the Invictus is made of a highly impact-resistant, super-lightweight thermoplastic as well as a shock-absorbing inner shell to guarantee a high level of comfort and maximum safety. This FIS-certified race helmet is optionally fitted with a detachable chin guard..
- Giant Slalom, Super G and Downhill race helmet meeting FIS RH 2013 standards
- MIPS Rotational Safety System
- Hardshell Technology
- Plus (+) Technology
- Passive ventilation system
- Momomatic lock
- Goggle Clip
- Rescue/emergency cheek pads
- Removable comfort lining
- FAS Strap
- Quick Release Chin Guard compatible
Modern (non-MIPS) helmets are wonderful pieces of technology in terms of their impact resistance. They are designed – and tested – to help prevent skull fractures and other major blunt-force trauma. They are not, however, designed to mitigate the forces that can cause a concussion.
A Swedish company called Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS) patented the slip plane concept (what it calls a low-friction layer), using two layers in the helmet (the MIPS “liner”) to help mitigate the rotational force of an impact, which can result in a concussion or other brain injury. Here’s how the company itself describes the technology:
“In a helmet with MIPS Brain Protection System the shell and the liner are separated by a low friction layer. When a helmet with MIPS Brain Protection System is subjected to an angled impact, the low friction layer allows the helmet to slide relative to the head.”
A highly effective combination of an injection-molded outer shell an an EPS inner Shell, making the helmet highly impact-resistant, shock absorbing and insulated against the cold.
Plus (+) Technology
Innovative and very light polymer construction.