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2012-05-15 10:24:13

ST. LOUIS, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to continually educate and protect youth athletes, and enable sports participation in communities across the country, Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), announced today its commitment to the newly-formed Youth Football Safety and Helmet Replacement Partnership. Supported by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rawlings joins the unprecedented alliance that includes the...

2012-05-01 11:41:52

Virginia Tech released today the results of its 2012 rating for adult football helmets that is designed to assess a helmet's ability to reduce the risk of concussion. A total of three helmets achieved a "5 star" mark, which is the highest rating awarded by the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings. In addition to the Riddell Revolution Speed, which was the only helmet to receive 5 stars last year, the Rawlings Quantum Plus and Riddell 360 also earned 5 stars as the best available helmets. The...

2012-05-01 06:26:37

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Riddell, the official helmet of the National Football League®, has reported that two of its newest helmets received the highest possible, 5-STAR ranking in the latest Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM), released today. The Riddell Revolution Speed, the only 5-STAR rated helmet in the 2011 study, was joined by the Riddell 360, reviewed for the first time this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120104/CG29463LOGO-a)...

2012-05-01 06:26:20

ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlined by the highest-possible "Best Available" 5-Star rank for its new Rawlings NRG Quantum Plus football helmet, Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), received 4- and 5-Star ratings for all three of its adult-sized football helmets. These ratings were included in the latest Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM) announced today by Dr. Stefan Duma, professor of biomedical engineering and head of the...

2012-04-10 02:23:17

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is here and more Americans are taking part in their favorite outdoor sports and activities, but many are not taking easy steps to protect their eyes. In fact, almost half are not wearing sunglasses, which can lead to serious eye problems, including macular degeneration, sports injuries and even some cancers. According to a national survey just completed by N3L Optics®, the nation's only sports performance sunglass retailer, while...

2012-04-01 23:01:40

A local business´ support helped save the largest wild water rafting, kayaking, and canoeing event in the country. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 New Energy Works Timberframers recently announced their continued support of the Wild Water Derby, a community funded racing event with multiple divisions for kayaks, canoes, and rafts, held in Shortsville, NY April 28 and 29. Rated one of the largest paddling events in the country by the American Canoe Association, this small town...

2012-03-22 06:23:21

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: Easton Raptor Lacrosse HelmetsUnits: About...

2012-03-21 02:20:26

PHILADELPHIA, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RevZilla.com, the leading online retailer of technical motorcycle apparel, has just announced its "Carbon Fiber Refund" giveaway. On the promotion's Tax Day culmination, a lucky RevZillaTV Youtube Subscriber will be chosen to win a $3,995 hand-made Arai Corsair V Race Carbon Helmet, one of the most exotic and technical motorcycle products ever built. The winner will be announced in RevZilla's April Sales & New Product Youtube Video...

2012-03-08 11:57:37

Liberty or death; don't tread on me Any law to make the wearing of cycle helmets mandatory in the UK should apply only to children, because the evidence that cycle helmets significantly protect adults against serious head injury is equivocal, conclude researchers in the Journal of Medical Ethics. And it's a matter of principle that people should be allowed to take risks with their health, if they choose to do so, they argue. Attempts to make the wearing of cycle helmets compulsory in...

2012-02-28 15:29:00

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Racing a 300 lb sled made of concrete down a snow covered hill? Leave it to Canadian engineering students to make it reality! The Greater Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR), a Canadian tradition where hundreds of engineering students build and race concrete toboggans, recently concluded its 38(th) year in Calgary, Alberta. Further to being a title sponsor for the event, Holcim Canada challenged students to build their toboggans in a sustainable...


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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