Hot for 2021!
Hot new products as girls’ and women’s sports take center stage in a challenging year. There is no shortage of new products being designed specifically for the female athlete. New for 2021 are trend-right, high-performance and good-looking gear and apparel, with some of the best as chosen by the editors of Team Insight highlighted on these pages.
Badger’s Fit Flex Collection is fashioned by designers, engineered by scientists and celebrated by athletes and fans and consists of tee, crew, hood zip and ankle pant.
Nike Flag Football jerseys are built for the proportions of young girls, featuring a grille neckline and name plates on the back.
A4’s Inspire Racerback tank is a tonal space dye performance tank that is yarn dyed, not sublimated, for easy printing and moisture management for comfort.
The Women’s Single Ply Racerback style joins Founder Sport Group’s Chromagear lineup — made from Hyper Mesh for breathability and comfort with a racerback cut.
Champro’s Juice Crew Neck Raglan Volleyball Jersey allows full-body movement and features a self-fabric scoop neck collar.
The Sport-Tek Ladies PosiCharge Tri-Blend Wicking Draft Hoodie Tank features mesh panels at targeted heat zones for breathability and combines moisture-wicking performance and tri-blend softness.
The iconic Soffe Short comes in a Curves style, in seven-ounce, 50 percent cotton/polyester blend with exposed elastic waistband with option to roll down and V-notch leg opening.
The Rawlings Mantra fast-pitch bat features a three-step inner barrel design to maximize performance. Its outer barrel is also 15 percent thinner for trampoline and pop and the F2 Collar eliminates barrel drag through the zone.
Cap America’s CA Premium line offers classic fit, treated with a vintage wash.
Richardson Sports’ 709 softball visor is lightweight with a Stay-Dri sweatband and performance fabric, along with a two-inch front panel.
The Girls’ T-Ball Pant from Intensity by Soffe features a double layer from knee to bottom and an elastic hem for protection and durability along with soil release.
Augusta Sportswear Brands FreeStyle Sublimated Softball Knicker from Russell Athletic is a 7.5-ounce, 100 percent polyester stretch double knit with elastic waistband.
The Founder Sport Group Grand Slam is one of six new NFHS-legal designs joining the Chromagear line-up this season. Fully customizable in eight silhouettes.
This Lady Mustangs custom lacrosse kit is all heat printed in Stahls’ CAD-CUT Thermo-FILM, a top heat transfer vinyl for all sports.
Performance Triblends from Badger feature lifetime wicking, antimicrobial and anti-pilling performance in a racerback tank, surplice hood and long-sleeve and short sleeve tees.
The Champro ST2500 composite volleyball has a TechSoft microfiber cover that provides a durable all-over soft and smooth feel.
Nokona’s AmericanKIP series, made with American steerhide, is tanned to create a leather with similar characteristics to Japanese and European kip leather.
The official batting glove of USA Softball, Franklin’s CFX FP Series features FP6.8 Fit that contours the finger stalls to better fit a woman’s hand.
Follow in the footsteps of U.S. wrestling star Jordan Burroughs with the JB Elite IV unisex wrestling shoe from ASICS — designed to both look good and support female wrestlers on the mat.
Cliff Keen’s Tornado provides a solution for female wrestlers that is light – 43 percent on average than traditional headgear – and easy to adjust. It comes in black/pink/black color.
The Champion Sports magnesium softball fielder’s mask weighs in at only eight ounces, while its molded magnesium frame provides enhanced strength.
The Very Best Box Set from Easton x Jen Schro is made specifically to inspire and protect fast-pitch catchers. The helmet is engineered with streamlined durable ABS plastic shell plus black matte steel cage.
Wilson’s 2021 A2000 12-inch Infield Fastpitch Glove features an H-Web design and a shallow pocket and the Grey Pro Stock Leather palm pairs with a White SuperSkin back to reduce glove weight.
Markwort Sporting Goods recently acquired the Xelerator Fastpitch Softball Trainer, which helps to improve pitching speed and accuracy, from Ken Roudybush.
The Champion Sports PROXW basketball features a microfiber composite leather cover for durability and a tacky feel for a great grip in a traditional eight-panel design.
Track and field is the number one participation sports for female high school athletes and the Gill Athletics S2 Starting Block offers them extra tall eight-inch pedals and three colored pad options for school pride.
Jaypro’s Field Hockey Goal has a powder coated white all-welded frame and is approved for NCAA, NFHS and FIH play.
With Porter’s Blocking Hands, volleyball players can expand their reach, achieving success through the use of this training aide as blockers have the chance to experience the feeling of a “clean” block.