You cannot compromise when it comes to safety gear, which is why our selection for the Skate 100s comes from the Pro-Tec brand, the original and still the best action sports safety equipment manufacturer on the market.

Established in 1973, Pro-Tec has been the choice of skateboarders, (both pro and amateur) since the earliest days of skateboard culture and their reputation, for both safety and innovation, has been unblemished for over four decades.

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Pro-Tec manufacture a huge range of skate-specific helmets in various different colourways, pro-endorsed models and construction styles but one thing is constant – all Pro-Tec’s helmets meet rigorous safety guidelines and every model that they produce is certified as such. Do not be swayed by other brands offering helmets for a cheaper price, as an uncertified helmet is worthless and dangerous.

"Do not be swayed by other brands offering helmets for a cheaper price, as an uncertified helmet is worthless and dangerous."

This Pro-Tec Full-Cut Certified Helmet embossed with Gold Flake retains the classic 1970’s Protec ‘Full-Cut’ shape offering additional ear protection styling, 2-stage premium liner, stainless steel hardware and soft tubular webbing.

The Full-Cut is the most instantly recognizable and iconic of Pro-Tec’s helmets and is also extremely popular with parachuting enthusiasts; a fact that ought to give some extra insight into how highly trusted this brand and this particular model are.

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Featuring an ABS shell lined with EPS Foam and compression molded padding, the Pro-Tec Fullcut is a level above in comfort, as well as safety.

As far as its certified status is concerned, the Pro-Tec Fullcut meets the certification standards CE EN 1078 / CPSC 1203 and its high density Polyethylene outer shell is designed to withstand all impact whilst avoiding damage to either the helmet or your head.

All Pro-Tec products are scientifically tested in laboratory conditions replicating extreme impact scenarios and that is what the certification codes you can see above refer to.

The Pro-Tec Full-Cut also has 17 open vents for ventilation and drainage to help avoid the dreaded helmet rot seen with other inferior products.

This model comes in a sizing range from XS to XXL so whether you’re buying for your kids or for yourselves, they have you covered.

As we said already, safety must be paramount so stick to the best – join the Pro-Tec army and skate any terrain with total confidence.