Sometimes, us humans need to be shown what happens when things go wrong - to prevent us from doing harmful things to ourselves. It's a kind of aversion therapy.

Everybody knows smoking if terrible for you, yet people still pay through the nose for cigarettes. So, the powers that be will put pictures of rotting lungs, un-erectable penises, and James Arthur on the box. They hope you see the nastiness and stop smoking.

Similarly, we all know that skating in a helmet can be the difference between getting a bump on the head and sustaining a serious injury. Yet, there are still tonnes of people who don't wear helmets.

"You Won't Be Able TO Watch These flesh-ripping skate slams"

As such, the dudes at S1 Helmets have put the gnar-ridden edit together of some flesh ripping skate slams, where the bailing riders in question were saved from more severe injuries because they were wearing a helmet.

Granted, as a by-product, they'll probably flog a few lids as well.

Now, we're not here to lecture you on it. We know there are strong arguments, and even stronger emotion on either side of the "Do I, Don't I" helmet debate.

At the end of the day, the decision is yours. What we do know, however, is that this S1 edit is rad. Painful, but rad.

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