Burton Impact Wrist Guards

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Burton - Impact Wrist Guards
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Wrist injuries while snowboarding can ruin more than your day; they can ruin your season. Kick injuries to the curb with the Burton Impact Wrist Guards. These low profile guards easily and comfortably fit under your gloves giving you an extra level of stealth protection. You sneaky devil you.

Product Details

Features

Soft palm pad

Low-profile design

Flexible tapered top splints

Flexible Velcro® adjustment

Other Notes

Burton products can only be shipped within the United States

Reviews

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Burton Impact Wrist Guards
 
4.3

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Stylish (4)
  • Tough (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Icy conditions (4)
  • Cold / extreme (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Intermediate (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

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5.0

BEEEEZZZZ KNNNEEEEZZZZ

By 

from San Diego

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Icy Conditions
    • Slushy Conditions

    Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

    I don't go on the mountain without them! I believe the burton wrists guards provide enough stiffness to prevent your wrists from bending too far back during a crash but enough flexibility to grab your board for tweeks. I have had some good crashes off rails, jumps and just cruising down the mountain. These wrists guards have saved my wrists from breaking multiple times. They are comfortable but i would say that if you strap down the hand really tight, your thumb will begin to cramp. Other than that, i have had no issues. Even though i don't fall much, i don't feel comfortable riding without them.

    The wrist guards will make your hand bigger so keep that in mind when you are buying gloves. I would recommend buying gloves a size up so they will fit. I like to wear mittens and they fit great inside.

    They are pretty durable, I've had mine for over 2 seasons and they still look brand new. These are a must for anyone who want to get some protective gear for the mountain.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Better then expected (By Far)

    By 

    from Michigan

    About Me Advanced

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish
    • Tough

    Cons

    • Bigger Gloves

    Best Uses

    • All Conditions

    Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

    I wasn't keen on the idea of wrist guards at first I can't lie. These however are very comfortable and give me some comfort while riding that I didn't have before. I purchased the burton workhorse mittens to accomadate these and the combo is great.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Too stiff

    By 

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Intermediate

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Stylish
    • Tough

    Cons

    • Uncomfortable

    Best Uses

      Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

      I ordered a size too small. Since it was universal fit, it was hard to use the sizing chart that was divided into Men and Women. I am 5' 10" with larger hands for a woman. The Small fit too small and felt really uncomfortable. The top of my hand also was very imuncofortable. I would go for the medium if I ordered them again but I returned them for another option.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Very good product,easy to use,good protection,a must have

      By 

      from Bonita springs

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Powder

        Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

        Used it 2 times.works great

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Keeps your wrists from getting sore or broke.

        By 

        from Fl

        About Me Intermediate

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

            I'm a massage therapist so don't take any chances with my wrists. These are the most comfortable ones I've had yet.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Save your wrists!!!

            By 

            from New York, NY

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Hot If Used In Spring Time
            • Just A Little Bulky With
            • Little Bit Bulky Wgloves

            Best Uses

            • Icy Conditions
            • Powder
            • Slushy Conditions
            • White Out Conditions

            Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

            These are excellent wrist guards. They are way slimmer than wrist guards used for rollerblading. If you are a beginner, I highly recommend these because you are going to fall on your hands and it is going to hurt your wrists! Especially if you consistently fall on them. The only downfall is that my hands were overheating while I using them in the spring, so I'd suggest wearing lighter gloves with them. I used these with mittens and finger gloves and they both fit fine with only a little but of harder work since it is making your hands bigger. Overall, great product, highly reccommended for beginners and for peoplease trying new tricks where they are bound to fall. Good luck and have fun!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            3.0

            Not bad overall...

            By 

            from Bay Area, CA

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Stylish
            • Tough

            Cons

            • Uncomfortable

            Best Uses

            • Icy Conditions

            Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

            Gloves are stylish, sturdy, and feel like they would protect well against a fall. However, i found them a bit tight around the hand and thumb, causing my hand to tingle a couple of times despite wearing a large with the straps on relatively loosely. Also, they were tough to fit under my gloves, but it could have just been that my gloves were to tight.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Sleek

            By 

            from Rochester, NY

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Tough

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Icy Conditions
              • Slushy Conditions

              Comments about Burton Impact Wrist Guards:

              Since I just got a cast off from having a broken wrist, I put a lot amid faith in these guards! They are very low profile and incredibly effective. I am less afraid of coming down hard than I was before my injury.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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