Did you know that nearly 40% of Snowboard injuries are to the wrist?
It's no surprise - you fall frequently when snowboarding. And sometimes your falls can be spectacular. With both feet inside boots and both boots attached to the board, you normally fall straight forward or backward. By instinct, you'll reach out with your hands to break your fall. Unfortunately, this puts your wrists at great risk of injury.
From our blog article Top 3 Reasons to Wear Snowboarding Gloves with Wrist Guards?
A significant benefit of wearing gloves with wrist protection already built in, is these gloves are designed as an integrated system. The glove, liner, guard, and strap all work together. This typically makes snowboard protective gloves more effective than independent wrist guards worn underneath regular snowboard gloves. In addition, our experience is that the fit, feel, and comfort of snowboarding wrist guard gloves is superior. And finally, you won't have to worry about keeping track of separate pieces and parts. If you have the gloves on and wear them properly, you'll be protected.
If you're at higher risk of a snowboard wrist injury, you want to outfit yourself with easy to use and effective wrist protection. Snowboarding gloves with wrist guards inside are specifically designed to help protect your wrists from this type of injury. And, they're easy to use and effective.
When you're checking out different snowboard wrist guard gloves, there are some key factors to consider. To choose the best gloves for your situation, use the following criteria to evaluate different models:
Many Snowboard Gloves with wrist guards come in a mitten version with the same wrist protection inside. Choosing gloves or mittens comes down to your personal preference. Here's some things to consider:
Here are links to pages and blog articles that can help you learn about - and choose - the best snowboard wrist guard gloves for you:
Shop our collection of LEVEL Snowboard Gloves with Wrist Guards. LEVEL's line up of gloves and mittens offer many - and some offer all - the important features listed above. Scroll down to the product details on the product pages for a list of specific features for that glove model.
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