ACL-FRIENDLY. WITHOUT PRE-RELEASE. PROVEN.
$80 deposits placed now receive 30% off full-retail when the remaining balance ($480 for Mars & Venus models) is payable + FREE shipping + FREE mounting-template, October, 2023. For details, click a model-photo, above.
Big News. A major European binding company validated Howell SkiBindings — “lateral-heel release might reduce ACL injury”. They will have lateral-heel-release in their future bindings, too.
Thank you. This validates what we have claimed for years.
Howell SkiBindings have ACL-friendly lateral-heel release.
ACL-friendly lateral-heel-release bindings are now a category of alpine ski-bindings. This is not rotational release — it’s lateral-heel release.
But only Howell SkiBindings have lateral-heel-release that actively blocks pre-release.
How? A special knuckle-joint in Howell SkiBindings actively re-centers the heel, laterally, during aggressive but innocuous skiing. No other binding with lateral-heel release actively blocks pre-release.
Everyone wants ACL-friendly skiing.
No one wants pre-release.
Only Howell SkiBindings provide powerful edge-control, too.
How? Super-wide contact points plus a shortened forward-fulcrum. ‘Massive edge-control without effecting necessary-release or anti-pre-release.
Unlike all other bindings.
How can Howell SkiBindings do this?
Howell SkiBindings, Inc. is operated by Rick Howell — developer of 5 worldwide #1-selling sports products, including #1-selling ski-bindings for a major French ski-binding company — and being a product manager of a #1-rated German ski-binding company for 8-years. During the last 20 years, Rick Howell has conducted extraordinary scientific biomechanical research (see footnote 1) to prove and refine the ACL-friendly revolution provided in soon forthcoming Howell SkiBindings.
It is also biomechanically-plausible that non-pre-releasing, ACL-friendly, lateral-heel release in Howell SkiBindings can also provide friendly skiing for MCL, meniscus and tibial-plateau integrity, too.
To pre-order — click a model photo (above), then click the pre-order sequence. Use the drag-down to reveal the special $80 (eighty) deposit price.
$80 deposits placed now receive 30% off full-retail when the remaining balance ($480 for Mars & Venus models) is payable + FREE shipping + FREE mounting-template, October, 2023.
Full-price pre-orders placed now receive FREE mounting, FREE testing, and FREE shipping of skis, boots & bindings—both-ways—October, 2023.
Either way — $80 deposit plus net-balance upon shipment ($480 Mars & Venus models) or full-price pre-order — Howell SkiBindings are uniquely inexpensive compared with ACL-injury.
$80 pre-order deposits placed now greatly help our manufacturing start-up. In return, we plan to provide you with 30%-off full-price + free shipping + free mounting jig + ACL-friendly skiing — October, 2023.
All pre-orders are fully-refundable at any time.
Howell SkiBindings models:
Howell Venus DIN 2.5–8 Extra ACL, MCL, meniscus, and tibia-plateau friendly for lite and average-weight women. Added valgus-canting. Lite. Stainless-steel internal release mechanisms prevent corrosion. Patented.
Howell Mars DIN 4–13 Decisive balance of ACL friendly-function and anti-pre-release function. Unique decoupling technology provides powerful anti-pre-release at normal release settings. Cantilevered, super-wide boot contact provides powerful edge-control at normal release settings. Stainless-steel internal release mechanisms prevent corrosion. Patented.
Howell Planet-B DIN 8–22 Super durable ti6Al4v titanium housings. World’s most expensive binding. Super high strength, compact, F1 valve-springs. Stainless-steel internal release mechanisms prevent corrosion. Cantilevered, super-wide boot-contact provides max edge-control. CAUTION: FOR EXTREME SKIERS & RACERS ONLY. Limited, bespoke production. Patented.
(1) Proven, biomechanically—not epidemiologically—through scientific peer-reviewed and approved research conducted and presented by Rick Howell at:
IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury in Sport, Monaco, 2017 and 2021;
ICSS (International Conference on Science in Skiing) Voukatti, Finland, 2019;
SITEMSH (International Society for Snowsports Medicine) Flachu, Austria, 2015; Barcelona, Spain, 2016; Inawashiro, Japan, 2017; Serre-Chevalier, France, 2022;
ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy) Barcelona, Spain, 2016; and Virtual-Madrid, Spain, 2021.
ISSS (International Society for Skiing Safety) Pontresina, Switzerland, 2003 (research promulgated by Rick Howell; performed and presented by University of Montréal researchers, Nancy St-Onge, PhD and Jacques DeGuise, PhD).
ISSS — research conducted and presented by Rick Howell at — Niigata, Japan, 2005; Aviemore, Scotland, 2007; Bariloche, Argentina, 2013; Cortina, Italy, 2015; Innsbruck, Austria 2017; Squaw Valley, California, USA, 2019; Serre-Chevalier, France, 2022.
For details about the extraordinary biomechanics behind Howell SkiBindings, browse the menu sub-links under Tech Info. For details about Howell SkiBindings principal, Rick Howell, see About Us. To pre-order Howell SkiBindings — go to Menu, then Catalog.
It was inevitable.
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