According to CCM Customer Service, this isn't even an official part of their retail line as of the writing of this note. Their staff stated that they provided this helmet to the Virginia Tech testing lab and then rolled it out in limited numbers to the market to "see how it would do." It doesn't appear that CCM has marketed which is odd given that it scored the highest among all helmets tested though perhaps they were worried that it would cannibalize their existing FitLight 3DS helmets. However, it seems clear why the FL500 would score highly given the appearance of the internal padding, which looks quite a bit thicker than what is in other helmets.
Date published: 2019-02-27