Episode 3

Erin Griffin from Riddell Sports gives us a heads up on the latest advancements in football helmet safety. 


October 25th, 2019

29 mins 5 secs

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About this Episode

We all know the dangers our children face when participating in sports, especially football. Today we are speaking with Erin Griffin from Riddell Sports, one of the most innovative helmet manufacturers in football, to find out what they are doing to tackle our fears and keep our kids safe on the field. We talk about technology, the science behind safety ratings, and what parents should ask about their child's equipment. We also discuss how Riddell ranks on the NFL-approved helmet poster as well as the Virginia Tech safety ratings for high school and youth helmets, which can be found at https://www.helmet.beam.vt.edu/