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From Waste To Waves
3D Printed Surfboards, Fins, and Accessories

After increasing concerns are voiced over poor quality soccer pitches in Euro 2016 matches, Qatar has begun using 3D printers to make sure they don’t face a similar situation in 2022. The high-tech solution adopted by Qatar involves both 3D printers and, interestingly enough, wind tunnels. Their concerns follow criticisms from Italian and French coaches […]

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3D Scanning to Make Safer NFL Helmets

Sports equipment company Riddell is setting new standards for safety in the the NFL's 2017 season with player-specific, form-fitting helmets.

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Skelmet Scans your Face to 3D Print Sunglasses for Perfect Fit

New company Skelmet uses 3D scanning and printing to make custom sunglasses that fit perfectly and don't weigh heavily on your face.

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NFL backs 3D Printed Helmet Material to Reduce Brain Injuries

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.

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3D Printed Handlebars Help Set World Record

Sir Bradley Wiggins rode his bike into the record books with 3D printed handlebars, pushing the world one-hour distance to 54.526 km.

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How 3D Printing Helped Create the PGA Tour’s “Reveille the Rooster” Trophy

Sculptor Malcolm DeMille describes his use of 3D printing to develop the iconic rooster trophy for the Sanderson Farms Championship.

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Girl with 3D Printed Hand Aims to Throw First Pitch for All 30 MLB Teams

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. 

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PEAK Launches the World’s First 3D Basketball Boot, Tested by Dwight Howard

Sports brand PEAK has developed the world's first 3D printed basketball boot, worn and tested by basketball player Dwight Howard.

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Bart Aernouts Wins Triathlons with 3D Printed Insoles by Phits

Bart Aernouts won two triathlons this year including the Lazarote Ironman and Challenge Roth with help from Phits 3D printed insoles.

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3D Printing Land Rover BAR’s Yacht for the America’s Cup

Land Rover BAR’s yacht racing team and Renishaw are using 3D printing to produce yacht parts and compete in the America's Cup.

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Prevolve is a Custom Shoe Company 3D Printing “BioRunners”

Prevolve is a startup using 3D scanning and 3D printing to develop "BioRunners", custom sports shoes which perfectly fit your feet. 

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Cleveland Indians’ Pitcher Starts Season in 3D Printed Cleats

Cleveland Indians' star pitcher Corey Kluber kicked off the season in New Balance cleats equipped with 3D printed plates.

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UFC Fighters Using 3D Printed Mouth Guards by Guardlab

Guardlab is the official mouth guard of the UFC; the company uses 3D scanning and 3D printing to offer cheaper, safer sports guards.

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Wimbledon Coffee Machine Prints Selfies onto your Drink

The Wimbledon tennis tournament is in full swing, where Lavazza is offering cappuccinos with a twist -- a 3D printed foam selfie.

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Qatar Uses 3D Printers to Create the Perfect Soccer Pitch

Qatar is using 3D printers to create the perfect football pitch for the World Cup in 2022 after complaints about Euro 2016 pitches.