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Lacrosse brand STX introduces first helmet in stores
Lacrosse brand STX introduces first helmet in stores

STX, the Baltimore-based lacrosse equipment maker, has created its first lacrosse helmet in a partnership with Schutt Sports and plans to start selling the Stallion 500 design in stores today. "We looked at the helmet market and saw a glaring need for both competition and innovation," Jim Benton, STX director of product management, said in the company's announcement. The helmet is designed for elite lacrosse players and uses Schutt's trademarked Thermoplastic Urethan Cushioning system, which is based on materials that the U.S. military uses for fighter pilot and paratrooper helmets. It targets areas in the front and crown of the helmet for protection, the companies...