More and more people are starting to get into water sports all the time. A common vacation for these water sports enthusiasts is a rafting vacation trip. For safety, people will choose to wear watersports helmets. This includes a kayak helmet, rafting helmet, or a whitewater helmet. For those who are new or are looking to get into water sports, they may wonder what a water sports helmet is or why it is needed for a sport that doesn’t involve much contact. Water sports helmets are used by professionals and amateurs as a safety precaution. During a rafting trip, it is possible at any time that they can hit a rock or whitewater that can suddenly thrust anyone into the water. At any point in the river there may be an unexpected rock or tree that someone could hit their head on. It is important to wear a professional helmet at all times during these activities.