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NetVirta and Riddell Celebrate Five Years of Collaboration to Advance Athlete Protection with Proprietary Helmet Fitting Technology
NetVirta, the world's leading fit technology provider for medical, fashion retail, and sports equipment brands, and Riddell, the world’s leading football helmet manufacturer, are celebrating a milestone achievement of recording nearly 50,000 player scans...
UPDATED - Riddell Response to Address Aftermarket Accessories and NOCSAE Certification
Football helmets and face masks worn by professional, collegiate, high school and most youth football players are required to meet National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) performance standards. NOCSAE certification is...
USA FOOTBALL AND RIDDELL RENEW OFFICIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2025
Riddell, the world's leading helmet manufacturer, and USA Football, the sport’s U.S. governing body and a Recognized Sport Organization of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee, today announced their continued partnership with a new three-year agreement.
Riddell Launches Axiom Football Helmet Platform Designed With New Protection and Performance Technologies
Riddell, the world's leading helmet manufacturer, officially announced the most advanced innovation in modern football helmet technology: Riddell Axiom™. The new helmet system is the result of Riddell's...
RIDDELL PARTNERS WITH OAKLEY TO FURTHER ADVANCE THE GAME OF FOOTBALL
Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology, officially announced its latest partnership with the leader in sport performance and optical innovation, Oakley. Following the successful launch of the Oakley Pro Shield, created specifically for the...
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Riddell has been putting technology into football helmets for a long time. Now it's the technology behind the scenes that could change the game. The company is using data on player impacts it has collected over two decades to produce a line of helmets that are made with an athlete's size, age, position and stage of competition in mind.
Sam Howell's Axiom helmet puts him a step ahead in vision, comfort and protection
"It's the most comfortable helmet I've ever worn," Howell said. The increase in comfort level comes from the fact that Howell's helmet is specifically designed for him. The Axiom uses Riddell's "Tru-Fit System," which involves a scan of a player's head to get its exact shape. That information is then used to create a helmet that is unique to the individual.
It's football heaven: Riddell facility adds another layer to Ohio's reputation as football mecca
Riddell, the biggest supplier of football helmets and football helmet services, has a 350,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility that is further engraining Ohio as the football mecca of the entire world. Every year, more than one million helmets make their way through the doors for reconditioning making the facility the leading conditioner of athletic equipment in the world.
South Delta Bulldogs give new meaning to ‘rebuilding year’ – with help from Archie Manning
Manning also talked to Riddell, the football equipment company that serves as a major sponsor of the Manning family’s Manning Passing Academy. Riddell has made a sizable donation of equipment, including custom fit, state of the art helmets. The company already has sent a representative to measure the players. The equipment is on the way.
Wyoming Football advances player safety through Riddell partnership
Through every tackle, touchdown and turnover, the Wyoming Cowboys have become innovators in the sport of football. A partnership with Riddell has seen the pokes take a front seat in advancing player safety. Through sensors inside the helmet, the university now has more data at their disposal on a day-to-day basis.