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Kerry Matthews

I am unfortunately turning out to be a ‘tester’ for safety equipment in karting.  I have had several ‘incidents’ since I got into this sport 6 years ago.  Many more than the ‘average’ karter.  I had a foam collar when I flipped the first time, breaking my collarbone and 3 ribs on the right side, along with collapsing my lung.  I went to a Leatt after that.  I was wearing my Leatt when I flipped last May at ORP.  No major injuries.  No neck injuries in any of the other ‘incidents’.  Here’s a couple of the more recent ones: