Engineering student Philipp Manger designed a pair of custom skateboard trucks for downhill racing -- combining topological optimization and lattice structures -- and had them 3D printed in metal.
A 3D printed material developed at Cardiff University to minimize the risk of brain injury has won $250,000 in funding in a competition backed by the NFL.
Last Sunday Sir Bradley Wiggins rode his bike into the record books, when he covered 218 laps of the London Olympic Games track to push the world one-hour distance to 54.526 km. And he did it using 3D printed handlebars.
Skeleton skinsuit engineers for Team GB used 3D scanning and printing to help athletes get a slight advantage over their competitors at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
For this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea, the US Luge team worked with Stratasys to create custom sleds using additive manufacturing technologies.
The snowboard manufacturer CAPiTA is using its patented FUS3D 3D printing technique to develop recyclable, durable, and strong thermoplastic sidewalls that attach to the board's wooden core as a single piece.
This week, HP revealed a new partnership with the National Football League, stating that all 32 teams will adopt its FitStation 3D scanning platform to create customized cleats next season.
Daren Willman, Director of Baseball Research at MLB.com, is creating 3D printed visualizations of Statcast data.
Sculptor Malcolm DeMille describes his use of 3D printing to develop the iconic rooster trophy for the Sanderson Farms Championship.
Hailey Dawson, a seven-year-old with a 3D printed prosthetic hand, got to throw out the first pitch during Game 4 of the World Series.
Seven-year-old Hailey Dawson has a 3D printed prosthetic hand, but her dream of throwing the first pitch at every MLB stadium is coming true.
Sports brand, PEAK, has developed the world's first 3D printed basketball boot, worn and tested by basketball player, Dwight Howard.
Bart Aernouts won two triathlons this year including the Lazarote Ironman and Challenge Roth with help from Phits 3D printed insoles.
Cascade Lacrosse uses 3D printing to test new ideas and bring comfortable, safe helmets to the market in a shorter amount of time.
Cleveland Indians' star pitcher Corey Kluber kicked off the season in New Balance cleats equipped with 3D printed plates.
Guardlab is the official mouth guard of the UFC; the company uses 3D scanning and 3D printing to offer cheaper, safer sports guards.