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On our "Meet Our Athletes" page, you can explore the incredible stories and achievements of the athletes who trust and rely on Sweet Protection gear. From daring mountain bikers conquering rugged trails to fearless skiers and snowboarders carving through powdery slopes, our athletes embody the spirit of adventure and resilience.
The key factor in achieving optimal vision on the mountain is selecting the right lens and its lens technology. At Sweet Protection, we have created our own proprietary lens technology, known as RIG® Lens Technology, developed in Norway to deal with the most difficult light conditions. The technology focuses on providing superior contrast enhancing vision, minimum color distortion and reduced eye fatigue.
Born in California but raised in Wanaka, Ben spent years racing before making the switch to freeride competition in 2019. His results include a win at the Verbier FWQ 4* in 2022 and a second-place finish at The North Face FWQ 4* at the Remarkables. In 2024, Ben will make his debut as a Freeride World Tour Rookie, and we couldn’t be more stoked to support you hunting podiums and adreniline rush!
The key factor in achieving optimal vision in difficult light conditions is selecting the right lens and its lens technology. At Sweet Protection, we have created our own proprietary lens technology, known as RIG® Lens Technology, developed in Norway to deal with the most difficult light conditions.
Redeemer 2Vi® Mips Helmet wins Design & Innovation Award 2024
Sweet Protection’s Redeemer 2Vi® Mips time trial helmet won the 2024 Design & Innovation Award in the category of “Equipment Road”. Considered to be the Oscars of the bike and outdoor industry the Redeemer was especially highlighted for its excellent design, ease of use and aerodynamic benefits. This led to a strong impression of its performance for the jury ultimately awarding it as the best in the category.
Volata 2Vi® Mips
Anything that might break your line, we’ve got it covered - relentlessly crafting the new Volata 2Vi® Mips Race Helmet with enhanced safety and comfort to stand up to gate impacts and the terrain. Meet the next generation race helmets – Volata 2Vi® Mips Race Helmet and Volata Carbon 2Vi® Mips Race Helmet.
Virginia Tech Bike Helmet Ratings
New Falconer 2Vi® Mips Helmet and Bushwhacker 2Vi® Mips Helmets Among Leaders
Since 2011, Virginia Tech researchers have been providing unbiased helmet ratings that allow consumers to make informed decisions when purchasing helmets. The helmet ratings are the culmination of over 15 years of research on head impacts in sports and identify which helmets best reduce concussion risk. This work is done as part of Virginia Tech’s service mission and is 100% independent of any funding or influence from helmet manufacturers.
Meet Juliette Willmann, the French freeride skier based in Chamonix. In addition to being a fierce freerider competing in the Freeride World Tour, during summer’s she is also competing in the Enduro Series– and is therefore an all-year Sweet Protection athlete. We could not be prouder to welcome Juliette to our team!
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