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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.
skater: short track glove helmet knee pad throat protector shin guard

glove click to hear

Covering for the hand and wrist that reduces the risk of injury, especially on turns where the skater places a hand on the ice.

helmet click to hear

Hard piece of equipment designed to protect the head.

knee pad click to hear

Piece of equipment made of hard molded plastic that protects the knee.

throat protector click to hear

Nylon neck guard that is worn under the racing suit to protect the skater’s neck and throat.

shin guard click to hear

Piece of equipment that consists of hard molded plastic to protect the skater’s legs.