It is recommended to use a ski helmet to reduce the chance of a head injury especially in children. Many types of ski helmets are available with technologies such as MIPS which is a specialized floating lining that adds and extra layer of impact protection. Many people use their helmet to mount a gopro action camera while descending the ski slopes. It is important to select the correct size to maximize protection and remember to replace your helmet in the event of an impact. Ski helmets can be used for snowboarding or skiing.