New study finds that many helmets for kayakers lack protections against brain injuries

A whitewater helmet being tested at the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab. (Credit Roxy Todd / Radio IQ)

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who go whitewater rafting or kayaking— you may want to check your helmet.

Researchers at Virginia Tech just released their findings after testing thousands of whitewater helmets. And, as Roxy Todd reports, they found only a handful offer enough protection against brain injury.

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