United Sports Brands is a global leader in sports performance and protective products designed to help athletes perform at their personal best. Brands within our portfolio include Shock Doctor, the #1 global leader in mouthguards; McDavid, a brand at the top of the recommended lists of pro athletes, sports medicine professionals and athletic trainers for more than 30 years; Cutters, the innovative leader in the athletic glove market and high performance glove grip technology; and, XO Athletic, a premium, game-changing developer of athletic cups and sports protection. And its newest addition Nathan, the running essentials market leader in athletic hydration, visibility and performance gear. United Sports Brands is also a portfolio company of Bregal Partners, a private equity investment firm.
Cutters, the leader in revolutionary C-TACK™ grip technology, continues to innovate and exceed expectations of the game’s top athletes. Simply put, C-TACK™, Cutters’ proprietary Performance Grip Material, provides the strongest, most consistent, most durable grip. Cutters Gloves and Baseball Protective are worn by several Pro and College athletes and are available to all athletes in thousands of retail locations.
XO Athletic established itself in sports protection behind it’s patented flex-sided XO Pro Cup introduced in 2003. It pioneered the advances found in nearly all athletic cups today, from 2Shot molding for exceptional comfort to colored cups, Teen and PeeWee sizes for proper fit, and a color coding system for simpler shopping navigation at the retail level. It has also raised the bar in sports protection with the innovative XO Heart Shield, developed to help prevent sports related chest injury.