D3o Labs has come up with a new foam that is soft in general use, but gets rigid when impacted. Apparently this material was used in Olympic Slalom ski suits to offer crash protection. Ribcap, a Swiss company has licensed D3o for knit caps collection. The smart foam is sewn into them, which makes them a ‘soft helmet’. Excellent!

Manufacturer Site: Ribcap.ch

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  1. Thanks for that! I found them at this store online: http://www.ribcap.ca/en/productsribcap.asp

    I got the Percy. Looks sweet and its totally comfortable and super warm too! My friends have hit me in the head to test it and it didn’t hurt so it passed that test. I’ll let you know when I take my first big bail.