Seriously it does. Show me a better coverage helmet? Bet you can’t. Find a full coverage helmet that is as comfortable as this one is? Nope you wont be able to do that either. It is hard to believe but when it is on you don’t even notice the chin guard is there. Designed by meticulous Norwegians that take there helmets as seriously as anyone in the business. There is no standardized system for testing Whitewater kayaking helmets in the US. There is in Europe and all of Sweet Protection helmets go way beyond the threshold of acceptability. Many of the US made helmets do not even meet this standard. The Sweet Rocker Full face helmet sets the highest level of safety you can on a white water helmet. To be open this is the best white water helmet money can buy – end of story.