The founders of Talon Athletics were working at a local day camp when the idea of protecting players' hands for the game of GaGa stung them like a bee.
Young players were getting hand injuries -- the thin baseball batting and other fingerless gloves being worn in the GaGa pit were not protective enough.
A new, sport-specific glove was needed.
Sports Gloves: From Idea to Innovation
Throughout history, people have had new product deas ... but how many actually act on them?
When founders Scott Blumberg and Willilam Perez approached us in the fall of 2012 to develop a better glove for the dodgeball-like sport, they had an idea of what was needed, but not how to make it.