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WRSI Current Helmet With Vents

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$79.95

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The WRSI Current Helmet is designed to provide maximum safety for whitewater kayakers, rafters and canoeists, with a highly adjustable and comfortable fit. High quality and user friendly.
  • WRSI stands for Whitewater Research and Safety Institute, an organization founded to advance whitewater safety awareness and technology.
  • The Current is designed to fit a range of head sizes. It includes 9 pads of different thicknesses that you can easily mix and match for a custom fit.
  • A multi-impact shell combines with an EVA foam liner and a polyurethane sub-shell to effectively dissipate impacts.
  • Soft EVA foam pads line the sub-shell for extra protection and comfort. They attach with hook-and-loop patches.
  • The Interconnect Retention System works as an adjustable harness to ensure a safe and secure fit.
  • Vented shell keeps you cooler and lets water drain.

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Shell Material: ABS plastic with a polyurethane sub-shell
Liner Material: Customizable EVA foam pads
Adjustment: Interconnect Retention System
Ear Coverage: No
Features:
  • 3 ventilation/drain holes
Size Head Circ. (cm) Head Circ. (in) Fitted Hat Size (US)
S/M 48-55 19-21 1/2 6-6 7/8
M/L 54-59 21 1/4-23 1/4 6 3/4-7 3/8

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  • WRSI Current Helmet With Vents

    Q:

    I have a white version large helmet on backorder. Do you have any idea when it will be available? It was part of a group buy and I have not received any estimate as to when it will be fulfilled.
    thanks - Greg
    Asked on 5/20/2013 by Greg

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Greg, your helmet should be here by June 10.

      Answered on 5/22/2013 by Clyde from NRS
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WRSI Current Helmet With Vents
 
4.1

(based on 11 reviews)

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (11)

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WRSI helmet

With the included pads it can comfortably fit a wide variety of head sizes. The 'small' will fit my six year old up to my teenager. No complaints of discomfort and they are...Read complete review

With the included pads it can comfortably fit a wide variety of head sizes. The 'small' will fit my six year old up to my teenager. No complaints of discomfort and they are happier to wear something that is designed for their size.

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Fitting and sizing

I found that if you are thinking of getting this product and your head size falls right in the middle of the two groups (S/M, M/L) you should deffinetly go for...Read complete review

I found that if you are thinking of getting this product and your head size falls right in the middle of the two groups (S/M, M/L) you should deffinetly go for the S/M. i made the mistake of getting a M/L and then trying on my friends S/M only to find the S/M was a perfect fit, and with all the padding on the M/L i could not get it to come any where near acceptable. so just a heads up.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great helmit

By rj28racer

from Channel Island Harbor

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Rugged

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Touring

    Comments about WRSI Current Helmet With Vents:

    Used for rock garden and caving .

    Service and delivery comments:

    Really fast delivery

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    velcro not well attached- otherwise OK

    By snorbert zangox

    from bath, NH

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Fittable

    Cons

    • Velcro Peels Off With Pad

    Best Uses

      Comments about WRSI Current Helmet With Vents:

      the velcro for keeping the fitting pads in place is not well attached-I'm going to have to restick it all back with contact cement- then should be fine.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Quality helmet for the budget-minded

      By Dan

      from New England

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Affordable Wrsi
      • Light
      • Looks Good
      • Rugged
      • Study

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about WRSI Current Helmet With Vents:

          Loving this helmet. It is light-weight and the vents are in a choice position. It has the hardshell toughness of the more expensive WRSI models but for far less $$$. Looks good too, has a quality gloss on it that (I'm thinking) will be resistent to scratches. Comes with ear pads and extra padding so you can customize to your fit. If your looking to upgrade over the (let's be honest) flimsy lower-priced helmets, I'd highly recommend.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          WRSI helmet

          By WilliamP

          from Arizona

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Recreational Paddlers

              Comments about WRSI Current Helmet With Vents:

              With the included pads it can comfortably fit a wide variety of head sizes. The 'small' will fit my six year old up to my teenager. No complaints of discomfort and they are happier to wear something that is designed for their size.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              The custom fitting works well

              By Michael

              from Mount Shasta, CA

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Customizable
              • Improves Comfort
              • Stylish

              Cons

              • Takes Time To Customize

              Best Uses

              • Day Trips
              • Kayaking
              • Rafting
              • Recreational Paddlers
              • Touring

              Comments about WRSI Current Helmet With Vents:

              The video posted on NRS about how to customize the helmet is really good and almost necessary to watch before doing this on your own. With the video I was able to do the customization in about 45 minutes of trying the helmet on with different configurations.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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