I’ve seen lots of guys wearing impact vests. Those are common enough to find. What about head protection? Who’s wearing it? Post up your home made or store bought solutions. I’ve seen gath helmets of course. Or different kite surf helmets. There’s always the danger of falling at high speed and...
Try those two threads for ideas. Don’t get a helmet so loose or bulky that it will be a bucket attached to your chin when you fall and it fills with water giving you whiplash.