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Charlie Enright: “The Volvo Ocean Race is the pinnacle”

Charlie Enright is the Skipper of Vestas 11th Hour Racing and will compete in his second Volvo Ocean Race later this month. The race covers 45,000 nautical miles and visits 12 cities around the globe between October 2017 and June 2018. D3O: There’s less than two weeks left until the race gets…

Concussion and head injuries in contact sports

Brain cells are like sticks of chewing gum. They stretch and bend, but only up to a point. If you give them a short, sharp shock, they snap. That’s what happens in a concussion. According to Dr Robert Cantu, one of the US’s leading concussion experts quoted in the book ‘Head…

Remy Absalon: ‘For our discipline, D3O is a revolution’

Remy Absalon is a member of the SCOTT SR Suntour Enduro Team and wears SCOTT Soldier II Knee Pads featuring D3O® technology during competition races. We caught up with the French rider to talk about this year’s Enduro World Series, new equipment and tips on improving your speed on two…

Could technology push the 100m world record under nine seconds?

Ever since Jim Hines, Ronnie Ray Smith and Charles Greene all broke the ten-second barrier on the same night in Sacramento in 1968, one question has nagged away at the world’s fastest men: could you do it in nine? Sports fans love a milestone but there is something about the…

Gamebreaker becomes official supplier of adidas Football US

D3O partner Gamebreaker has become the official supplier of adidas Football US for 7v7 and Flag Football games. Over the last month, Gamebreaker’s Pro Soft Shell Headgear, which features a layer of D3O® impact protection technology, has protected the heads of the USA’s elite high school 7v7 clubs in the…

SCOTT SPORTS’ SYMBOL 2 PLUS D HELMET WINS 2017 ISPO GOLD AWARD

Congratulations to long-standing D3O partner, SCOTT Sports for winning the 2017 ISPO GOLD AWARD for its latest safety development aimed at the snow sports market, the Symbol 2 Plus D Helmet. The new helmet, which is being unveiled this week at the globally recognised multi-segment sports tradeshow ISPO MUNICH 2017,…

D3O RECOGNISED BY NSGA AS ‘INDUSTRY CATALYST’ IN 2017 ALL-STAR AWARDS

D3O, the global leader in impact protection, is excited to announce that it has been recognised by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) as the winner of its Industry Catalyst All-Star award. D3O will formally receive the prestigious accolade at the US based association’s 53rd Annual Management Conference and 19th…

EXPLORING MILITARY-GRADE PROTECTION IN CONSUMER TECH

Global impact protection leader, D3O, has published the second issue of Impact Magazine – a brand new thought leadership publication – which focuses on key issues around impact protection in the fast-growing consumer technology industry. The magazine’s central piece, written by specialist consumer technology journalist David Phelan, delves into the…

D3O partner Spinlock launches Aero Pro Flotation Vest with D3O Technology

D3O partner, Spinlock, has launched its new water sports safety development, the Aero Pro Flotation Vest. The life vest product has been developed to protect consumers participating in high-agility dinghy, multihull and keelboat sailing activities, and features the D3O® Viper Central back protector with Airwave Technology. This D3O® patented technology,…

D3O announces the launch of Impact Magazine

D3O, the global leader in impact protection, is proud to announce the launch of its brand new thought leadership publication, Impact Magazine. The UK-based company has teamed up with Seven46 to produce the magazine, which aims to provide an insight into the past, present and future of shock absorption technology with…