Gear Guide: POC
POC is a Swedish company, built on a strong mission; to do everything we can to possibly save lives and to reduce consequences of accidents for gravity sports athletes and cyclists, by developing and renewing what personal protection is all about.
SPIN – POC’s patent pending rotational impact protection system, SPIN (Shearing Pad Interior), is an evolution in head and brain protection. Through the use of innovative and unique pads inside a helmet it is possible to reduce the amount of force transmitted to a user’s head and brain in the event of an oblique impact.
The most common type of fall results in an angled, or oblique impact with the ground or object which can lead to a rotation of the helmet and head. Research has shown that compared to a direct, or linear fall, the force required to cause serious head injury from an oblique impact is often much lower.
To counter this common impact scenario we created SPIN pats, which are an evoloution on nature’s own design and us and innovation pad technology and design.
Clarity – POC Clarity introduces a new level of optical performance thanks to unique lenses produced in collaboration with industry leaders, Carl ZEISS Vision Sunlens.
POC Clarity are lenes which have been developed for competition and all day, all mountain use, with specific and highly advanced tints designed to enhance vision by significantly improving contrast and light in three conditions: sunny, partly sunny, and overcast.
POC Layer – POC Layer is an innovative approach to protecting ski racers from cuts, abrasions, and injuries typically associated with ski racing. The foundation of POC Layer is a base layer that maintains a high level of functionality, comfort, breathability, compression, warmth, and wicking. On top of the core lies a performance base layer with integrated Dyneema fabric which adds a significant level of cut resistance thanks to their patented and advanced technology.
Poc Skull Orbic Comp SPIN
The FIS approved and ultimate race helmet, Skull Orbic Comp SPIN, takes high speed, oblique falls and repetitive impact protection to another level. The...Full Product Details
POC Skull Orbic X SPIN
Equipped with POC SPIN, the Skull Orbic X SPIN is a FIS approved high speed race helmet. A compication of SPIN and advanced multi-impact EPP liner,...Full Product Details
POC Artic SL SPIN
The Sinuse SL is based on POC’s award winning Receptor concept and includes a detachable and adjustable chin bar that makes it suitable for slalom skiing....Full Product Details
POC Fovea Clarity Comp
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POC Spine VPD System Comp Back
Flexible and moulded back protector with the highest, Level 2 (1621-2) certification. The woven back fabric uses monofilament threads and a Kevlar reinforced...Full Product Details
POC Super Palm Comp
The Super Palm Comp is a dedicated ski racing glove that offers a high level of protection, comfort and grip. The palm is made from high quality goatskin...Full Product Details