Our history and legacy
We get why you do what you do
With an ever evolving range of helmets, body armor, braces, guards, hydration systems, apparel – whatever it takes to keep the committed Thrill seeker safer. Yours is a confidence game. And we’re in the business of making sure that you have the confidence and the equipment to push yourself faster, harder and further than you thought you could go.
The weekend after Dr Chris Leatt’s son starts riding motocross, Dr Leatt witnesses the death of fellow rider and friend Mr Alan Selby. Dr Leatt stops his son from riding starts working on a solution to reduce neck injuries.
Dr Leatt sells the first Leatt® neck brace in South Africa.
Leatt Company established
BMW and Leatt develop a new test method for measuring neck forces on an unrestrained torso. Existing test methods at that time was for restrained torsos (car seat with belts)
First neck braces sold in the USA