skater: short track
Because of the high risk of falling and the close proximity of competitors, short-track speed skaters wear protection on vulnerable parts of the body.
Covering for the hand and wrist that reduces the risk of injury, especially on turns where the skater places a hand on the ice.
Hard piece of equipment designed to protect the head.
Piece of equipment made of hard molded plastic that protects the knee.
Nylon neck guard that is worn under the racing suit to protect the skater’s neck and throat.
Piece of equipment that consists of hard molded plastic to protect the skater’s legs.