Prototype Heated Lacross Stick Includes Adafruit Tech Inside

Stumbled onto this great story over on the Edison Nation blog – and you can see the early prototype of the ‘Fingerfire‘ lacrosse stick includes a modified Adafruit micro LiPo charger:

Both the weather and unsatisfactory results on the field were leaving her cold, and high school lacrosse player Samantha Wolfe felt she had to do something about it.

During the winter, the native New Yorker found her hands would get cold to the point that they would lose dexterity and her game would suffer. “I tried different gloves, but nothing seemed to keep my hands warm,” she says. “Whether it was during a game or practice, I was not able to play to my full potential as the numbness in my hands was hindering my playing.”

There was nothing on the market to help. So with the help of her father, Bruce Wolfe, they decided to create a heated lacrosse stick. Because they did not have much experience with product development, they reached out to Enventys Partners in April 2015 to help bring it to life. The result has been a pre-production prototype that is being tested at the highest levels of the women’s game.

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