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How 3D Scanning and Printing Helped Team GB to Win Winter Olympics Gold and Bronze

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.

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Shred the Snow
Shred the Snow: CAPiTA Improves Snowboards with 3D Printed Sidewall Technology

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.

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NFL Uses HP 3D Scanning Technology to Create Customized Cleats for Players

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.

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The New Ball Game
MLB Stats Visualized with 3D Printing

Sports equipment company Riddell is setting new standards for safety in the the NFL’s 2017 season with player-specific, form-fitting helmets. If you’re a fan of American football, you’ll have heard of Riddell. Currently, the company provides 60 percent of NFL players with helmets. But for all the safety gear and armor worn, the heavy-hitting game could be safer. Especially […]

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3D Printed Surfboards, Fins, and Accessories

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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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German Athlete Will Cycle at Paralymics with 3D Printed Leg

Denise Schindler, a German paralympic cyclist, is hoping to use a 3D printed leg prosthesis to race with in Rio de Janeiro this September.

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RoboCup 2015 in China with 3D Printed Humanoid Robots

Welcome to RoboCup. By 2150, a team of humanoid robot soccer players will win a soccer game against the winner of the most recent World Cup.

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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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3D Printed Handlebars Help Set World Record

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.

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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 Throws First Pitch at Game 4 of World Series

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.  

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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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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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3D Scanning to Make Safer NFL Helmets

Sports equipment company, Riddell, is using 3D scanning to offer safer helmets to NFL players which will be in use during the 2017 season.