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Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby kiteguy23 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 5:20 am

demons shorts, skeletools, azz pad?

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby Burness » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:10 am

When I kite either on ice or really hard packed snow I slip on a pair of ice hockey referee shorts under my snowpants.

Not sure of the brand name but any decent hockey store would sell them. They have tons of padding where you need it and you can remove different parts of padding.

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby Noahpz » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:24 am

While I rarely wear them anymore, the Impact Shorts from Skeletools are a great product at a fair price.

http://www.skeletools.com/impact_shorts_padded_shorts_crash_pad_hip_protector_s/4.htm

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby Kamikuza » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:34 am

hill billy pads are popular with the landboarders ...

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby Windzup » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:27 am

I like the Hill Billy Pads myself, and the support their owner/designer gives back to the industry and events in both the kite and downhill mountain board world's.

Official website is www.hillbillyprotection.com

We also have a few various sizes of the ASS PADZ in stock at Windzup, drop a line if you are interested. They wear like over sized boxers with pads all around.

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby frankm1960 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:35 am

I think you'll want elbow pads and possibly knee pads as well. It's easy to smash an elbow I found out.

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby slightlyimperfect » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:06 am


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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby Destination Moon » Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:26 am

These are great for mtn biking. Probably would be good on the ice too:
http://www.crash-pads.com/

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Re: Best padded shorts protection for crashing and falling?

Postby Djoubs » Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:15 pm

Go ride the POW then you won't need any pads :wink:


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