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My Hövding story
- Juan Sierra

Hövding has over 200 000 users spread over a number of different countries and our airbag helmet has protected over 5000 people in bicycle accidents* so far. Juan is a Hövding rider living in Berlin and he has shared his personal accident story with us. Read more about his story of how Hövding protected him.

*Bicycle accidents reported to Hövding.

I was riding my bike on my way home when and a car pulled out of the driveway without seeing me. I swerved hard to avoid hitting the car and I flew over my bike and hit the ground.


Did you feel any discomfort when your Hövding deployed?
I didn’t feel any discomfort when my Hövding deployed. I even had my baseball cap on and my Hövding covered my entire head.


Have you changed your cycling behavior after the accident?
No, I haven’t changed my cycling behavior since the accident.


Why do you think some people are skeptical about wearing a bicycle helmet?
I feel some people are skeptical about wearing a helmet for several reasons. Some don’t want to ruin their hair; others don’t want to carry it around with them. Others think it may not be cool, it makes no sense to me.


Would you recommend Hövding?
I would totally recommend Hövding. It is a great helmet with quick response to when it deploys. Sound isn’t too loud, and it covered my entire head.

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