sports

Researchers Use 3D Printing, Scanning, and Modeling to Make Customized Protective Gear for Field Hockey

While playing sports is great fun and can be a great workout as well, it can also be dangerous. That’s why there’s been a lot of research centered around keeping athletes…

US Olympic Luge Team Hopes for a 3D Printed Advantage with Help from Stratasys

The XXIII Winter Olympics are currently taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. It’s the second time the Olympics have been held in South Korea; the other time was the Summer…

PEAK Sport Products Introduces 3D Printed Basketball Shoes

When a new trend in footwear appears, it often shows up first in the world of sports, and 3D printed shoes are no exception. Professional athletes can benefit greatly from…

3D Printed Front Row Cam Allows ESPN Viewers to Get the Most Out of Baseball

The greatest innovations are often created by those who are most motivated by need. And sports enthusiasts certainly fit into that category. Whether you are in the stands or watching…

How Many Sports Injuries Can Be Prevented Through 3D Printing?

It’s no secret that football is a dangerous sport. It’s fast-paced and high-impact, and protective gear can only do so much, as repeated tragedies involving traumatic brain injuries have shown….

Riddell Uses 3D Scanning for New, Safer NFL Football Helmets

Playing sports can lead to some true highs. Whether you are into tennis, golf, or more team-oriented sports like football, it’s a great feeling to finish up a game after…

GuardLab Teams Up with Patriot League: 3D Printed Mouthguards to Protect Student-Athletes

Custom 3D scanning and 3D printing mouthguard manufacturing company GuardLab, which last year partnered with the UFC for a global licensing agreement and signed Toronto Blue Jays outfielder and MLB…

Beating the Odds: Adaptive Athletes Turn to WASPMedical for 3D Printed Prosthetics, Excelling in Surfing & Canoeing

Not too long ago, I happened to glance at a social media post offering up typical reading materials for young men and women today, with a girls’ publication showing off…

3D Printed Exo360 VR Aerial Drone Prototype Lands at CE Week NYC

Trying to capture live events, especially with fast moving subjects, is often an exercise in futility. It’s impossible to get everything. And even with a small crew, you’ve only got…

3D Printed Prototypes Helped the Hexo+ Drone Take Action Sports to New Heights

There was so much to see at CE Week NY, that it was hard to take it all in. From multi-functional alarm clocks to tortilla toasters, there was a plethora…

Rock Out While Working Out With Phazon, World’s First One-Size-Fits-All Wireless Earbuds

There were so many great products to see at CE Week that it was hard to give some of them more than a passing glance. I didn’t get to the Phazon…

High-Tech Zweikampf 3D Printed Soccer Shin Guards Get Kickstarted

Sports equipment has always had a pretty close relationship with advanced technology, and not only because their marketing companies practically salivate at the prospect of a new angle for their…

Snowboarder Creates a 3D Printed Jet Propulsion System for His Board

It’s no secret that snowboarders are an adventuresome lot, driven by speed and also, sometimes, by the element of danger. We recently followed the story of Jude Gomila, who out…

Light Soles, Made with 3D Printing & Light Curing Technology, Offer Runners & Cyclists Relief

3D printing is truly a boon to the discerning consumer in an industry like that of footwear, where there are only so many styles and manufacturers of shoes—but every foot is…

Teacher & Students 3D Print an Amazing Baseball Bat Swinging Prosthetic Hand

There is something about the start of the Major League Baseball season in the United States that brings a summertime excitement to the country. It signifies the start of warm…

3D Sports Media Brings a Package of Custom 3D Printable Trophies and Rewards to Coaches

Over the past year or so, we have seen various organizations and companies turn to 3D printing in order to create custom, one-of-a-kind trophies and rewards. The technology allows for…

GRiTT 3D Creating Custom 3D Printed Sports Mouthguards

No one can agree when the first mouthguard was invented and used for sporting events, but what is clear is that the first athletes to use them were boxers.  Historians…

Singapore-Based Start-Up 3D Models and Prints Miniature Cricket Players for Fans

There’s nothing more satisfying for a true sports fan than seeing your favorite athlete or team succeed. Rewatching game-changing plays can help you relive that thrilling, adrenaline-infused, buzzer-beating final play…

Photographer Creates Dramatic Sports Action Shots Using 3D Printed Models

Let’s say you’re a sports fan whose team has just won the big championship thanks to the heroic action of one outstanding athlete who stepped up and the saved the…

3D Printing Allows Japan’s Blind Football Team to ‘Visualize’ the Championship Venue for Next Week’s Games

Thanks to the increasing advancements in technology, which include 3D printing, many of the world’s visually impaired have been experiencing quite incredible improvements within their lives. We have seen 3D printing…

NHL Season Kicks Off, Proto3000 Creates 3D Printed Hockey Puck

In all sports, there are efforts to make adjustments to enhance the play without fundamentally changing the game. Some of these result in new regulations to deal with previously unthought-of…

3D Printing the Fixie: A New Take on Customizable Bicycles

Using 3D printing technology to create a bicycle is no longer particularly new. That doesn’t mean, however, that anytime it happens it’s old news. James Novak took a crack at…