• Date: Jan 2014

We had a dive in the NRK news archive to see the news around the launch of Aksel Lund Svindal´s helmet.

 

 

 

 

 

Aksel Lund Svindal Helmet

 

Sweet Protection developing new model

Aksel Lund Svindal is using the Sweet Protection Rooster Corsa helmet in the alpine world cup 2013 / 2014.
Sweet Protection and Aksel Lund Svindal har together developed a new model of helmet called the Rooster Discesa. Sweet Protection says on their home page that this is the most advanced ski racing helmet on the market. Aksel will use this for the 2014/2015 season.

 

Sweet Protection and Aksel Lund Svindal

 

Sweet protection is known for technical clothing and helmets, introducing their first helmet in 2000. Aksel Lund Svindal joined Sweet Protection in October 2012 for the 12/13 season. Aksel Lund Svindal started to use the Sweet helmet over his earlier Dainese helemt and googles, Aksel also shifted to use Oaklye goggles. According to an interviw with NRK News in connection with the signing, it was said that this helmet was safer. But still wery light compared to other helmets used in the alpine world cup. Other teams like the Canadian were also looking for opportuneties to use the Sweet Protection Corsa helmet.

 

The Rooster Discesa helmet took three years to develop, and it takes 9 hours to create just one helmet. It uses the same technology as in formula 1 and is produced in Italy.

 

For the 2013 / 2014 season Norwegian slalom athlete Henrik Kristoffersen uses norwegian brand Sweet Protection.

 

Buy Sweet Protection Rooster Corsa Online (USA also)

 

blue-tomato.com - Sweet Protection
outnorth.com - Sweet Protection

 

From these sites it should be possible to buy the Sweet Protection Corsa helmet and ship to USA.

 

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