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Child's back protection

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Morning,
What back protector would you recommend for a child sized 120-125cm, comfort is a must, and need to be purchased online.
Thanks!
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My son has used the POC POCito VPD for the past couple of seasons and it seems like a quality product
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Ours have had Dainese and Cairn . . . never had a problem. They were originally plastic ones, like a spine, but the newer ones are more spongy and more comfortable. Don't think you need to worry about comfort as they soon get forgotten about
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We picked up POCito ones in an amazon sale a while back. If you do got for a back protector, I'd suggest a vest type one as they are more comfortable for the sprogs to wear and more likely to stay in a useful position throughout the day.
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I'd look for ones with D30 foam, which is akin to silly putty - soft when moved slowly, rigid when impacted hard.

My kids have Cairn ones in vest style with D30 foam, they were about E70 each I think. Size-wise you'd be looking for the smallest or next one up (online I'd buy both and check for size).
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Scott do excellent junior ones as well, similar waistcoat net style. Sizing on Scott sports website.
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Themasterpiece wrote:
My son has used the POC POCito VPD for the past couple of seasons and it seems like a quality product


It's flexible and moulds to his shape when it's warmed up. He was 130cm tall when we got it. Now he's 140cm. Size large is for 125-150cm. He's tall and slim, and it fits him well. They couldn't be too podgy though with the way it fits.
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Thanks very much for the advice Smile
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Rookie error... I (finally) washed kiddo's back protector vest and can't remember which way the spongy bit goes in. It's a poc as-1. Is it flat side in, or rounded side in? Puzzled
Tia
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Canuck wrote:
Rookie error... I (finally) washed kiddo's back protector vest and can't remember which way the spongy bit goes in. It's a poc as-1. Is it flat side in, or rounded side in? Puzzled
Tia


Flat side against the back with the thin foam in between.
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Both of our kids have EVOC protector ones - they seem pretty decent, also have collar bone protection, and are the vest style ones so fit really well.
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