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Winter is a great time to get outdoors and enjoying the fresh air with many activities. Some of the activities do require extra safety equipment. We have all heard of the need to hockey helmets but what about about helmets just for skating. It's not just "weak" skaters that need to wear helmets. Children of all ages (even those of us over 20) should wear helmets. For any sports where you move "at speed" you should wear a helmet. This includes skating, skiing/snowboarding, even sledding. A head injury can happen very quickly and can cause serious injuries. Make sure you...

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