With more than 20 years of experience, this French brand has become one of the leaders within the helmet world. Founded by former professional racers, SHARK, the passion of racing still evident, designs helmets with the goal to ensure the highest level of performance and safety. The spirit of SHARK is to always push the technical boundaries and research new exciting innovations to allow each and everyone of us to enjoy the boundless pleasure and freedom of riding in safety.
From its headquarters in Marseille along with its own factories and more than six hundred employees, SHARK manufactures and markets about 350, 000 helmets each year. A massive sales network of 5 000 outlets distributes SHARK throughout the world.
SHARK is the first brand to have industrially manufactured a helmet using carbon fibre: the XRC carbon, in 1991.
20 years later come the RSR2 carbon, using all of the vast technological steps made since.
SHARK constantly innovates, and has been the first to design and manufacture a modular helmet with dual homologation, full face and open face: EvoLine.
And again, this year will see SHARK introduce several major technological innovations :
- A full face model with panoramic vision, for which 4 innovative patents have been filed: the Vision -R.
- A new high end model with optimum optical quality: the Race -R.
- A new high end model with optimum optical quality with a shield class 1 rated and a spoiler CFD tested in wind tunnel : the Race -R PRO.
- The “Easy fit” system: for people wearing glasses.
- The communication device "SHARK TOOTH".
Passion for competition
Since its creation SHARK has equipped numerous racers with prestigious pedigrees in all classes of motorcycle racing : Raymond Roche, Olivier Jacque, Carl Fogarty, Randy de Puniet, Troy Corser, Pol Espargaro, Scott Reading, Olivier Panis , Cyril Despres...
Over the last 20 years, SHARK has protected more than 200 top class racers and achieved more than 45 world championship titles. Our supported racers still contribute to the design of high performance, safe and comfortable helmets for use in extreme conditions, both on and off the track.