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Snowboard Defense Shorts 500

Sale price: $15.00 Regular price: $44.99

In skiing or snowboarding, you are not immune to a fall. These protective shorts allow you to cushion your fall.

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Sale price: $15.00 Regular price: $44.99

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Snowboard Defense Shorts 500 is designed for the skier or the snowboarder, adult or child, who wishes to protect his coccyx, his buttocks and his hips.

In skiing or snowboarding, you are not immune to a fall. These protective shorts allow you to cushion your fall.

Shock protection

Coccyx protection meets the directive 89/686/CEE

Anatomic design

Extremely stretchy lycra fabric. 3 sizes M / L / XL.


Breathable lycra fabric with perforated polyethylene foam.


Wear directly in contact with the skin under your pants.

Easy to maintain

Machine wash at 86°F.

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I thought that the padding on the hips on these shorts would be thicker than what it actually is. It looks reasonable in the picture, but in reality it is very thin. The rear portion protecting the base of the spine looks good. Other items I've bought from Decathlon have been excellent so I am somewhat disappointed with the shorts.

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Well worth the money

Worth every penny whilst learning to snowboard this year. Took the sting out of the inevitable falls. I now wear them whilst skiing, not so much for impact protection, but they are great for insulation when sitting on the snow.

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Nice warm bum

I've thought of buying impact shorts for a couple of years and thought they were all too bulky and too expensive. These ones fit the bill perfectly (and yes I did land on my bum sometimes...). Definitely recommended.

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Good value for money a** saver!

Used once so far on a 4 day snowboarding trip. Decent enough padding to cushion the fall when you catch a heel edge. A little odd when sitting down for the first time but you soon get used to it. Thin padding on the sides don't seem much use. Caught a couple of edges and this definitely helped ease the blow. Good buy and i'll be using them next year.

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Padded shorts

Brilliant, thoroughly worth the money for the extra confidence they give when not on power snow. That little bit of padding certainly helps.

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No bumps

After my previous boarding holiday I decided to buy a pair of bump shorts, I purchased these and wore them all last wee during my winter holiday. The shorts were comfortable beneath my salopettes , the padding was firm enough to protect my back side when catching an edge without feeling uncomfortable whilst sitting down on the snow and ice to tighten my bindings.

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Essential for snowboarders

After starting to learn snowboarding I realised most of my falls were backwards, and not to the wrists. I found these shorts especially useful for the first few days getting back on the slopes. I've fallen a few times on icy surfaces and while it still hurts a little, it has provided good protection.

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Worked a treat

As a competent skier I'm not accustomed to falling, however as I'm now learning to snowboard (having hurt my coccyx during a lesson) I decided to give these a go. On my recent holiday I wore these for the two days I snowboarder and can honestly say, What a difference! No coccyx pain at all despite a couple of hard tumbles. The hip protection is good too. Although when you first put them on they feel a little bulky you very quickly forget they're there (until you need the loo lol). I'm so pleased I bought them, they did a great job and for half the price of an average pair. Would totally recommend

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Удонбни са

Учудващо удобни, добре защитават опашната кост. Запотяват малко повече от нормално.

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Спаси ме от няколко травми

Миналата зима за първи път карах борд с такъв протектор и съм много доволна! Нямах притеснения, че ще се ударя на заледените участъци, защото протекторите ми паснаха много добре и нямаше никакъв риск. Преди винаги имах синини, но вече не :) Аз съм размер М, но S се оказа по-точен.

příjemná ochrana

Jsou pohodlné, dobře padnou, drží na svém místě, jednoduše se oblékají.

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se zbožím po vyzkoušení jsem velmi spokojen

Každý by měl být alespoň částečně chráněn před vznikem úrazu a tento výrobek požadavek splňuje.

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Sehr bequem zu tragen. Voll funktionstüchtig!

Ja, passt gut zum Snowboarden.

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Main fabric

  • 100% Polyester cationic


  • 100% Ethylene vinyl acetate
  • 65% Rubber - Chloroprene - Neoprene

A rigorous standard for protections

European Directive 89/686/EEC is a directive applicable to protective shorts. This standard includes shock absorption tests.

Choosing the right size is essential for good protection.

Below is a size comparison guide when selecting your protective vest Size M = waist size 32.3" to 34.3" Size L= waist size 34.6" to 38.6" Size XL = waist size 39" to 43.3"



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