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Ski & Snowboard Defense Back Protector 500

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Ski & Snowboard Defense Back Protector 500 is designed for skiers and snowboarders looking to protect their back and spleen

For maximum protection when skiing or snowboarding, the Defense jacket protects your back, your shoulder blades, pectoral muscles, lumbar vertebrae and spleen.

A photo of the Ski & Snowboard Defense Back Protector 500 in use

Shock protection

Soft back (standard EN1621-2) and spleen protection (standard EN13277-5)


The belt allows you to adjust it to your waist size.

Anatomic design

Components with great elasticity and adaptable shape for optimal adjustment


Average, by giving a priority to components that provide good protection.


Designed as part of an outfit with Defense Short, add under a ski jacket

Easy to maintain

Hand wash with a sponge and soap.

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Would not recommend

I ordered the medium size being 5ft 6in with 38 inch chest. The jacket was rather tight on the chest. I used it with the DSH 100 Adult - Black M shorts for a snowboarding holiday. The website says they are designed to be worn together, however I found that the lower back protection of the jacket clashed with the coccyx protector of the shorts pushing the shorts down and the jacket up. I did have a small fall whist scooting my snowboard toward a chair lift, I fell over doing about walking pace and landed on my chest, the jacket offered very little protection, if any at all and I still damaged a rib (possible fracture). The pads in the chest protection rub your chest when sitting, getting up and lowering which you do a lot on a snowboard, it also chafed around the arm holes. The hook and loop fastening waste strap is a pain as it just stuck to the inside of my boarding pants. Overall I would not advise anyone to buy this product.

Dear sir,

Thank you for this very detailed feedback. It's really helpful for us to better understand how our products work, or not, in combination with each other. I will pass it all along to our product engineers and designers for them to review. This will help them to keep improving the product development.

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Excellent peace of affordable protection

Affordable and practical. Giving comprehensive protection, chest, kidney as well as back protection. The only potential drawbacks is that it gives extra insulation due to being body hugging, resulting in perspiration when energetically skiing/snowboarding.

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bon élément

on se sent à l'aise

Bien que ce gilet...

Bien que ce gilet remplisse sa fonction protectrice, il est désagréable à porter, il fait transpirer enormement. C est vraiment dommage.

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très bonne protection

dommage que le prix soit élevé même si la sécurité n'a pas de prix ...

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Au top

Porté pendant toute ma semaine de ski, vraiment confortable et pas du tout gênant dans les mouvements !

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Pour moi juste une chose á changer

Je suis super content avec votre produit il est super confortable ça garde bien le dos pour moi ce juste la taille de les élastique qu’il son grand

Cristiano Alexandre
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Bonne protection. Légère. Attention toutefois, ça taille un peu petit.


très content du produit, mais un peu cher

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Bon produit

Confortable, aucune gêne pendant la pratique du ski.

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accepte bien les chocs

un peu d'inconfort mais fait son usage

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Ce gilet à la fois léger et confortable est néanmoins très rigide mais souple et n'entrave pas les mouvements spécifique au ski.

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Ce gilet protège parfaitement le dos. Il tiens chaud. Seul defaut pour moi il manque une accroche au pantalon car le gilet remonte un peu lors de la journée de ski.

Gilet de protection


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cool et protege bien

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Additional Product Information



  • 100% Ethylene vinyl acetate

Main fabric

  • 18% Spandex
  • 82% Polyamide

A rigorous standard for protections

The EN1621-2 standard is a European standard applicable to protection systems for the back and the EN13277-5 is for the spleen when practicing downhill skiing or snowboarding. A feature of this standard are the tests undertaken to check the shock absorption properties and the resistance to penetration

Choosing the right size is essential for good protection.

To select the right size of protective vest, here is a size chart. Size M = person 5'5" to 5'8" tall. Size L = person from 5'9" ft to 6' tall Size XL = person from 6'1" to 6'5" tall.

An upper body protection designed as part of an outfit.

The Defense Jacket is designed as part of the Defense short outfit so that these 2 protection systems can be perfectly combined and do not hinder each other.



Product testing

All the Decathlon Snowboard products are tested in the real-life conditions for which they have been designed: snow, cold and any weather conditions you may encounter while snowboarding (and skiing). The design teams, product managers, engineers and pattern designers ensure that the program for which the product was designed and developed corresponds perfectly to its real-life use.

Storage instructions

Dry thoroughly before storing

Care instructions

Hand wash with a sponge and soap.


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