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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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Ezekiel Elliott Explains Simple Reason For Wearing New Helmet That Looks Like It’s From The Future
The helmet, which is custom-fitted to the player’s head, is designed to increase player safety. It has a lot of new features that put the player first and are considered the most advanced, personalized football helmet on the market.
The science behind safety: West Orange High orders new Riddell's Axiom helmets
What makes these new helmets unique is the inner pads, which are fitted to the player’s head and made of a polyurethane solution. These custom pads are engineered to lessen the impact of helmet-to-helmet contact — one of the most common causes for concussions in football.
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott one of many players trying out futuristic new helmet for 2022
But the 26-year-old is now trying out the company’s newest helmet, the Axiom. Rather than position-specific headgear, the Axiom is designed and made specifically to fit each individual player, created from a high-tech digital scan of the player’s head. The helmet is then custom-built for a perfect fit.
Wyoming Cowboys using Riddell helmet technology to cut down on head injuries
The partnership between the sports’ equipment company and UW has led to a significant reduction in high impacts for players. As the Cowboys made it through their 2021 fall camp and the first month of the season relatively healthy, Bohl said the use of Riddell’s helmet technology had dramatically lessened head injuries within the program.