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KNSB recommends to use helmet on the natural ice to

KNSB recommends to use helmet on the natural ice to

The Royal Dutch Schaatsenrijders Bond (KNSB) invites skaters this week as possible, on natural ice like ice skating wear a helmet. A hat is unwise, the bond in the AD.

“We see more accidents with head injury at the time that there is a natural ice skating can be, such as in February 2012,” says Hans Kool in the newspaper.

Marathonschaatsers have since last year have been required to wear a helmet. The KNSB wants, not that it be mandatory for recreational skaters, but hopes, however, that the vast majority of a weight.

Kool states that the wearing of a schaatshelm becoming the norm. The expectation is that within three years everyone to wear a helmet.

Tuesday may be the first marathon on natural ice was held in Arnhem. It is Tuesday morning a decision has been taken. May is going to be Tuesday and Wednesday, a large part of the day freezing.

The first marathon on natural ice may not be held in the Centre of Haaksbergen, because the ice there is too thin. The KNSB requires a minimum thickness of 3 inches, while the ice on the runway is only 2 inches.

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