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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...
Riddell Partners with the Black College Football Hall of Fame To Become the Official Protective Equipment Sponsor of the HBCU Legacy Bowl
Riddell today announced a partnership to become the ‘Official Protective Equipment Partner’ for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Legacy Bowl. The newly created postseason all-star game will showcase some of the best NFL draft-eligible players from...
RIDDELL INTRODUCES NEW ECLIPSE ALTERNATE SERIES
Riddell, a leader in football innovation, today announced the launch of a new line of NFL licensed collectible helmets, Eclipse Alternate, which is its latest series of officially licensed alternate designs. Eclipse Alternate is available mid-July through key retailers nationwide.
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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.
Bear River football taking safety to a new level
The Riddell Axiom helmets are custom fit to players’ heads and have other safety features, including a third-generation sensor. The sensors allow for the creation weekly reports on which players are taking hits at different points of their head and what time it happened.
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Riddell's efforts to help football players avoid concussions doesn't stop with the helmet. The company also has been developing technology to help coaches monitor what's happening to players heads while they're on the field. Riddell took advantage of technology improvements, adopting smaller, less-expensive sensors that connect to a cloud data-storage platform and mobile-phone app that will make the system cheaper, easier to use and more widely deployed.
The Future of Women's Football Is Wide Open for New Brand Partnerships
Football is a brutal, punishing sport that exacts a toll from those who play it. Putting on the helmet, pads and jersey before slogging through tryouts, practices and weekly games is a bit easier when your reward is something more than victory or love...
Smart helmet technology makes its way into Illinois State-Southern Illinois rivalry
This past January, Riddell — the world’s leading football helmet manufacturer — announced its latest headgear design “for comfort and safety”. This fall, two Illinois FCS programs are putting it to use on the field.