Ski Helmet Cameras May Be a Danger

Michael Schumacher's near-fatal accident raises concerns over helmet safety.
3:00 | 02/17/14

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Now to new questions about the helmet cameras and ski safety. Investigators taking a closer look at formula one racing champ Michael Schumacher's near fatal accident last month. Did the helmet camera make it worse? Reporter: This morning, the investigation into the accident that left formula one racing champ Michael Schumacher fighting for his life may now be focusing on his helmet camera. Schumacher, in a medically up deuced coma since December lost his balance and hit his head on a rock. According to the daily mirror, the ski equipment worked just fine. The ski academy is investigating why his helmet shattered. New questions about whether the camera ooits weakened the helmet. If a hole were drilled into the helmet and that were the method of mounding a camera then potentially, it could cause a problem with the integrity of the helmet. Reporter: These cameras are not just for extreme athletes. Now even seems to have one. Capturing the fun. Awesome. A good run. Reporter: And the not so fun. Holy . That's Edward in an avalanche. Reporter: Posting their exploits on youtube. Some thing the cameras may be encouraging people to take risks. The good news is more people are wearing helmets, up to 30%. But they're not perfect. Even if you have a helmet, there's no guarantee it will save your life. No. If you have a substantial impact, straight on with a fixed objectors then it is probably not going to save your life. Reporter: Schumacher still has not regained consciousness. His family believes he'll make a full recovery. For "Good morning America," Clayton Sandell, ABC news, los Angeles.

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