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POC Helmet and Beats by Dre team up to bring you a Musical Ski Helmet

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Skiing – Hitting the slopes is awesome. The only problem is, it tends to be quiet. We love the gentle rustle of wind as much as the next wearable technology, but sometimes we just want to rock! Skiing loans itself to rocking, after all. It’s just so fast. So when will the tech catch up to our desires?

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Well, right about late last year – The famous Beats by Dre and winter sportswear manufacturer POC have teamed up to bring us a Beats by Dre ski helmet.

This helmet will protect you from trees, babes and other ski hazards, of course, but it will do so with the sheer, awesome power of music. This helmet is part of the popular BUG Communication line from POC with a Beats by Dre microphone/headphone combo built into the neck roll. That’s right. You can listen and talk. Also, there is no rule saying you have to listen to music while wearing this. We find that a nice, calm book on tape helps us hot dog as well (Just kidding, go with music.)

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All of this amped up slalom-ing doesn’t come cheap, however. A helmet with the headphone circuitry built in will set you back around $330. If you already own a POC-branded ski helmet, though, you can buy the circuitry by itself for $180.

It’ll slide right in there.

Article by Lawrence Bonk

Posted by Minji