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5 Best Helmets for Snow Sports

These days, seeing someone without a helmet on the slopes is a rarity; more than 70 percent of all mountain-goers are donning them, and countless brands are releasing offerings onto the market. With hundreds of brain buckets to choose from, though, the task of finding the right one can be daunting -- but, with your IQ and major bodily functions on the line, we beg you to persevere. To help, we've rounded up our five favorite snow sports helmets covering the spectrum from high-tech to lightweight.

Drop shot, meet cross-court winner

Tested: 2013 Head Speed Pro

Finessing things is something we take a lot of pride in, times ten when it involves catgut. Even so, the 2013 Head YOUTEK Graphene Speed Pro introduced a new level of speed and power to our game without damaging our clever style of play. Read on to see hear more about its on-court performance.

Advantage, You

Head YouTek Speed IG Racquet

Following the success of last year's YouTek racquets, Head has unleashed a second generation of racquets boasting six new models with a bevy of new features in tow. The YouTek IG Speed Series racquets feature Head's new Formula 1 derived

The Five Star Deserves Five Stars

Head YouTek Five Star Tennis Racquet

In the realm of game improvement racquets, the Head YouTek Five Star tennis racquet delivers. Besides integration of Head's popular YouTek technology which helps players match their individual skills and needs with the appropriate racquet, four primary features of the Five Star

Fuzzy-Yellow, Ball-Bashing Battle Axe

Head YouTek Radical MP Racquet


This year's tennis Grand Slam season just ended in spectacular fashion at the US Open. Without a doubt, there were a slew of memorable moments. Melanie Oudin's amazing run to the quarters springs to mind, along with Federer's between-the-legs passing shot.