I like him a lot, I don't see how you can call him a dick compared to some of the other fools on that show. He's played a few harmless pranks, that's all. He and Bader (or possibly Eliot) are my picks for the finals.
His helmet was stifling, it narrowed his vision. And he must see far. His shield was heavy. It threw him off balance. And his target is far away.