Protective, lightweight, comfortable, durable, low-profile
Imagine carving down a mountain, the crisp air biting at your cheeks, and the promise of an adrenaline rush with every turn. Now, envision that same thrill but with a newfound confidence, a sense of invincibility that comes from being well-equipped against the mountain's icy unpredictability. This is where the Rippl Impact Shorts come into play, offering a shield in the form of innovative, impact-absorbing technology, perfectly tailored for those who dare to ride the edge.
The key to pushing limits on the slopes is minimizing the hesitation that comes with fear of injury. With Rippl's protective shorts, you're not just wearing a piece of equipment; you're donning a suit of armor, specifically designed to guard your tailbone, hips, and thighs—areas most vulnerable during a wipeout. The intelligent use of lightweight EVA, not only tough but flexible, ensures that even in the harshest of cold, the shorts remain your steadfast protector, absorbing shocks and reducing the pain of landings that might otherwise end your day early.
In the relentless pursuit of performance, comfort hasn't been overlooked. These shorts are crafted to be as unobtrusive as possible, fitting like a second skin, so much so that you might forget you're wearing extra protection at all. The QUIK-DRY™ technology works tirelessly to wick away moisture, ensuring that even as you push your limits, the shorts remain dry, contributing to your comfort and focus.
Moreover, the design's breathability and adjustable waist mean that from the first chairlift to the last run, discomfort doesn't stand a chance. The low-profile nature of these shorts is a testament to the thoughtful design that allows them to vanish under your snowboard pants, keeping your style as sharp as your cuts on the mountain.
For those embarking on the snowboarding journey, these shorts are a companion that allows for rapid progression, encouraging you to get back up and ride again after a tumble. And for the seasoned riders chasing that next trick, the Rippl Impact Shorts are an endorsement to ride fearlessly, to go for that grab or flip without the weight of ‘what ifs'.
In the end, it's about owning the slopes, not just with skill but with the kind of confidence that comes from being smart about your safety. Rippl Impact Shorts are more than just a piece of gear; they're a catalyst for growth, a badge of courage, and a silent reassurance that lets you focus on what you love most—riding the mountain, from the first snowfall to the last run of the season.
- Enhanced Protection: Equipped with tough, flexible EVA padding that covers critical areas like the tailbone, hips, and thighs, offering robust protection against falls.
- Comfortable Design: Crafted for comfort with materials that flex with your body, ensuring a snug fit without restricting movement.
- Low-Profile: The shorts boast a design that's meant to be unnoticeable under snowboarding pants, eliminating bulkiness and allowing for a seamless look.
- Moisture Management: Features QUIK-DRY™ technology that wicks away moisture, keeping you dry and comfortable throughout your ride.
- Durability: Double-stitched for durability, these shorts are made to withstand the rough conditions and extreme temperatures encountered on the slopes.
- Pain Reduction: The high-performance padding significantly reduces the pain from hard landings, allowing for quicker recovery and prolonged activity.
- Accelerated Progression: With the added protection and reduced fear of injury, riders can progress more rapidly in their skills.
- Possible Discomfort: While designed for comfort, any additional layer can potentially cause discomfort or chafing for some users, especially during extended use.
- Heat Retention: The protective padding and moisture-wicking technology, while keeping you dry, could also retain heat, which may not be ideal on warmer days.
- Adjustment Period: Some users might need time to adjust to the feeling of wearing extra protection, which could temporarily affect their performance.
- Cost: At $63, these shorts may be considered an additional expense, especially for those who are new to the sport and have already invested in other gear.
- Aesthetics Concern: While low-profile, some users may still be conscious of wearing extra padding under their snowboard pants.
- Maintenance: The technology and materials used may require special care or washing instructions compared to regular clothing.
$63 (with discount)