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Impact Protection in High Risk Sports

Posted by Susan Reed on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 | No Comments »

BMX cycling, mountain biking, and motocross racing are exciting, adrenaline-filled sports. They’re also high risk sports. All riders face the possibility of serious injury in the form of concussions, broken collarbones, pelvic fractures, broken wrists, ruptured ACLs, or broken ankles. While moving through obstacle courses, it is important for riders to have the necessary equipment […]

Minimizing Head Injuries by Improving Protective Headgear

Posted by Susan Reed on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 | No Comments »

Science has shown that repeated concussions from contact sports have long-term negative effects on an athlete’s physical and mental health. Head, neck, and muscle sizes are all factors in the damage caused by a blow to the head. Recent research has proven that even sub-concussive events can cause brain damage. The effects have been found […]

Protecting Baseball Players From High Speed Impacts of 100+ mph

Posted by Susan Reed on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 | No Comments »

Unlike the baseball or baseball bat, the baseball glove was initially not part of the game. Back when most of the throwing was underhand, players used their hands. Fast forward to today and it’s a very different ball game. The Guinness World Record for the fastest baseball pitch is 105.1 mph, thrown by Aroldis Chapman for […]

Celebrating Excellence: XTECH’s Five Year Anniversary

Posted by Susan Reed on Friday, May 5th, 2017 | No Comments »

Happy anniversary to XTECH – a group of talented folks who make truly exceptional impact protection products. Rogers is proud to partner with this leading provider of sports safety equipment. XTECH’s understanding of players’ performance needs, mastery of unique product designs, and use of the most innovative materials are keys to their success, as well […]