Ski Helmets Necessary at Any Level
No skier or snowboarder should hit the slopes without wearing protective helmets, which reduce the chance of head injury.
“Every skier and snowboarder should wear a helmet to protect themselves from serious head injuries,” said Dr. Victor Khabie, chief of surgery and sports medicine and co-director of the Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital. Khabie emphasizes the importance of ski helmets for those at all ends of the skill spectrum, from tentative or beginning skiers, to those who have mastered mogul-dotted, black diamond trails.
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