Fox Launch D3O Youth Elbow Guard
Who's this item for: The Launch D30 Youth Elbow Guard is for younger gravity riders (or their parents) that require a high level of protection from their pads. They would be considered to be a DH quality pad that is best worn when doing lifted runs on a shuttle or chairlift.
Protection Style: These are a soft pad with D30 protective inserts.
Materials: D30 padded inserts handle protection duties while the main bulk of the pads are made from perforated neoprene.
Closure or Slip-on: They are a slip-on pad with a top hook and loop adjuster to fine-tune the fit.
Length of elbow pad: A precise measurement isn't provided but the top of the guard comes up to the bicep and the pad should cover the elbow and most of the forearm.
Protection level: These are CE Certified as providing EN1621-1 Level 1 Elbow Protection.
Removable protective inserts for washing: No the inserts on these pads are not removable for washing.
Pros: Heavy-duty protection for hard-hitting gravity riding. Pre-curved fit for comfort.
Cons: They are a bit too heavy-duty to be used for trail riding (unless you crash a lot). Best kept to the bike park and DH tracks.