In some huge off season news the National Pro GRID League (NPGL) has announced that Nike is now their official footwear sponsor. All GRID athletes will have the opportunity to be outfitted in the ultra popular Nike Metcons and Romaleo weightlifting shoes as they race through each match in the NPGL's upcoming 3rd season.
By partnering up with the world's most recognizable and influential sports apparel company, you can expect to see a big boost in the visibility and level of athletes competing in GRID.
Be sure to catch the first GRID match on 8/17; a double header featuring the New York Rhinos vs. the Boston Iron, followed by the DC Brawlers vs. the Baltimore Anthem.
The GRID season runs through 9/7 and get the entire schedule here to find a match near you.
If you haven't heard through the CrossFit grapevine, Reebok has just released a remodeled version of the Nano 7.0 called the Nano Weave. After taking the feedback they were receiving from athletes about the shortcomings of the Nano 7.0, Reebok made a drastic move to remodel their flagship CrossFit shoe mid season.