Skateboarding helmets are always a highly-discussed part of skating. Just like the ski and snowboard helmet debate, the helmet debate has long raged in skateboarding. You’ll probably notice that many skaters don’t bother wearing a helmet. However, as a beginner, we would recommend wearing a skateboarding helmet when you go out. Why? Put simply, it will protect your noggin when you slam.
There are dozens of horror stories about skate slams and skulls that you can read about online. Ultimately the choice is yours, but as a beginner, we would definitely recommend wearing a helmet when you skate. The beauty of these helmets is you can also wear most of these helmets for other sports too, like snowboarding, BMX and road cycling.