Sports & Outdoors

From football and skiing to the Tour de France, plastics play a role in almost every sport imaginable. Check out recent innovations in plastic sports equipment, and see how plastic sports gear is helping to keep athletes safe.

  • iStock-700614826-HoldingHandsProtectUsSMALL
    What Protects Us? (Hint: Plastics) More and more, we’re relying on new and rapidly evolving hi-tech materials (plastics) to keep us safe. Materials that we created over the past century… and mostly just over the past few decades. Explore Here
  • Wearable airbag safety helmet
    Wearable Airbags: The Next Frontier in Sports Safety Gear Safety gear is essential whether you're gearing up for a motorcycle ride or setting out for the ski slopes. Some sports gear manufacturers are taking safety to the next level: wearable plastic airbags that deploy during a fall or crash. Learn More