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Ravens and 49ers Sport new Uniform Technology from Nike for Super Bowl XLVII

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The best of the NFL in 2012 meet in the greatest game in sports as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII! Each team will be sporting new advanced jerseys from Nike! The Nike Elite 51 Uniform to be worn by the 49ers and Ravens will feature the next generation in lightweight performance from NIKE.  Rooted in body-led design, the uniform system is built for a body-contoured fit resulting in zero distractions in order to help amplify speed. From head to toe the new jerseys from Nike boast the most advanced NFL Uniform ever worn in a Super Bowl game.


Key features include:

  • The Nike jersey and pant, wet or dry are lighter than previous versionsLIGHTER –
  • FLYWIRE TECHNOLOGY- Eliminates layers, reduces weight, and provides lockdown fit
  • ZONED MESH VENTILATION – Provides cooling zones for optimal thermoregulation
  • ZONED STRENGTH - High tenacity, stretch material, for light weight lockdown strength.
  • CUT FOR MOBILITY – Four-way stretch, hydrophobic materials enable range of motion wet or dry.
  • STRETCH TWILL NUMBERS – Four-way stretch even on numbering system
  • CUSTOMIZABLE BASELAYER PADDING – Nike Pro Combat Hyperstrong baselayer with integrated lightweight, Deflex padding offering customizable flexible protection.
  • DEFLEX PADDING - Lightweight, flexible impact protection integrated into top “hit zone” areas
  • ALUMINUM D-RING BELT - Aircraft-grade aluminum D-ring belt reduces weight.

 

The uniform also features the Nike Vapor Game Sock – a highly innovative sock designed specifically for football. The knee-high design combines compression, Nike Pro inspired cushioning, mesh venting and structure precisely where needed.

The Nike Vapor Jet 2.0 Gloves deliver a lightweight, breathable and articulated fit combined with innovative Magnigrip on the palms and between the fingers for a tacky grip suitable for all weather conditions. The team logo is featured prominently on the palm when athletes interlock both hands.

The Nike Vapor Talon Elitecleat is designed to maximize speed with premium performance attributes including adaptive traction, Hyperfuse construction and carbon fiber strength. Utilizing the best of Nike’s proven technologies, it provides lightweight traction and durability and a lockdown fit. Built for diverse ground conditions, the adaptive traction system utilizes on-demand forefoot talon cleats for multi-directional field movement. 

 

 NIKE ALPHA PRO CLEAT

The Nike Alpha Pro Cleat is designed for explosive speed with an adaptive Nike Flywire support structure that creates an anatomical fit resulting in more stability while locking the foot in place. Additional features include:

  • Lightweight ¾ length Phylon wedge midsole for heel to mid-foot support, increased forefoot control, and low profile cushioning
  • New outsole cleat pattern designed for burst speed and quick change of direction
  • Pebax outsole offers lightweight strength and propulsion features a traction system.
  • Conical shaped cleat tip creates easy ground penetration and release
  • Bladed cleat base provides 360 degrees of grip for precise grip and quick cuts

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