Nike’s first ever made-for-athletes hijab is now available from the United Arab Emirates to Sweden. New Jersey-native Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Nike athlete and champion fencer, has been carded for false starting many times. Oh, I’m sorry, I couldn’t hear you. That’s because Muhammad, who earned a bronze medal in Rio in 2016 for Team USA, typically competed in a children’s nike nike that was made of a doubled georgette material. It would completely obstruct my hearing. Beyond that, the garment didn’t interact well with her uniform. Her hijab tied in the back, she pinned the front portion under her chin, then she’d tuck the extra fabric under her sports bra straps so it would stay in place under her mask.

Needless to say, wearing a traditional hijab for competition was less than ideal. But Muhammad and other athletes haven’t had much of a choice. Finding a hijab that worked well for a particular sport was a major challenge. I remember I only had a few that I used for training and hadn’t been able to find that particular style anymore,» says Muhammad. On top of that, hijabs weren’t fully understood.

When I was in school, I always had to have a letter from a local imam that said that it was safe for me to wear my religious covering during sport. Muhammad wasn’t the only one who experienced hijab struggles. The designers gave that initial prototype to a variety of athletes, including weightlifter Amna Al Haddad and figure skater Zahra Lari, both from the United Arab Emirates, to put the garment to the test in their respective sports. Everyday athletes from around the Middle East, including runners like Manal Rostom, a Nike Run Club Coach in Dubai, and Zeina Nassar, a German boxer, also assessed the hijabs. The women came back with a range of input, most of which pointed to the desire for an even lighter, softer and more breathable garment. German boxer Zeina Nassar said her old hijab was too loose and didn’t stretch or breathe.

Plus, she had to pin it in place. When she weears the Nike Pro Hijab, she says, «I’m not distracted anymore because it sits better and is well adapted for sport. Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari said she had trouble finding a hijab that would stay put during her fast spins on the ice. The Nike Pro Hijab is lightweight, breathable and sturdy — it’s everything I need,» she says. With that, Nike designers evolved the prototypes and received an enthusiastic response, and a final request to modify the fit to account for a range of head sizes and face shapes. The pull-on design is constructed from durable single-layer Nike Pro cool mesh, one of Nike’s most breathable fabrics. The soft, lightweight polyester is opaque but has tiny holes for venting.

The mesh is also stretchy, so when combined with an elastic binding it allows for a personalized fit that adapts to both the wearer’s head and her sport. The back of the hijab is elongated to ensure it doesn’t come un-tucked. Fluff threads were used at the neck and face to minimize rubbing and irritation that can occur when an athlete sweats. Muhammad first experienced the Nike Pro Hijab shortly after that in August 2017. Suddenly, I could hear, I wasn’t as hot and it felt like my body was able to cool itself down better and faster. That’s a long way from having trouble finding a suitable hijab and having to explain and defend herself to officials. She is not alone in this thought.

For many hijabi athletes, the Nike Pro Hijab is so much more than a performance garment. Rostom, who recently completed the New York Marathon in the Nike Pro Hijab. And I believe it’s going to inspire girls worldwide to follow their passion for sport. For Lari, the Pro Hijab is a symbol of empowerment. It’s a reminder to us Muslim women that we can achieve anything in the world,» she says. What Nike has done for Muslim athletes is a dream that we never thought would happen. The Nike Pro Hijab is available December 1 in black and obsidian on nike. Europe, North Africa, North America and across the Middle East.

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New Jersey-native Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Nike athlete and champion fencer, has been carded for false starting many times. Oh, I’m sorry, I couldn’t hear you. That’s because Muhammad, who earned a bronze medal in Rio in 2016 for Team USA, typically competed in a children’s hijab that was made of a doubled georgette material. It would completely obstruct my hearing. Beyond that, the garment didn’t interact well with her uniform. Her hijab tied in the back, she pinned the front portion under her chin, then she’d tuck the extra fabric under her sports bra straps so it would stay in place under her mask.

Needless to say, wearing a traditional hijab for competition was less than ideal. But Muhammad and other athletes haven’t had much of a choice. Finding a hijab that worked well for a particular sport was a major challenge. I remember I only had a few that I used for training and hadn’t been able to find that particular style anymore,» says Muhammad. On top of that, hijabs weren’t fully understood. When I was in school, I always had to have a letter from a local imam that said that it was safe for me to wear my religious covering during sport. Muhammad wasn’t the only one who experienced hijab struggles.

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The designers gave that initial prototype to a variety of athletes, including weightlifter Amna Al Haddad and figure skater Zahra Lari, both from the United Arab Emirates, to put the garment to the test in their respective sports. Everyday athletes from around the Middle East, including runners like Manal Rostom, a Nike Run Club Coach in Dubai, and Zeina Nassar, a German boxer, also assessed the hijabs. The women came back with a range of input, most of which pointed to the desire for an even lighter, softer and more breathable garment. German boxer Zeina Nassar said her old hijab was too loose and didn’t stretch or breathe. Plus, she had to pin it in place. When she weears the Nike Pro Hijab, she says, «I’m not distracted anymore because it sits better and is well adapted for sport. Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari said she had trouble finding a hijab that would stay put during her fast spins on the ice. The Nike Pro Hijab is lightweight, breathable and sturdy — it’s everything I need,» she says.

With that, Nike designers evolved the prototypes and received an enthusiastic response, and a final request to modify the fit to account for a range of head sizes and face shapes. The pull-on design is constructed from durable single-layer Nike Pro cool mesh, one of Nike’s most breathable fabrics. The soft, lightweight polyester is opaque but has tiny holes for venting. The mesh is also stretchy, so when combined with an elastic binding it allows for a personalized fit that adapts to both the wearer’s head and her sport. The back of the hijab is elongated to ensure it doesn’t come un-tucked. Fluff threads were used at the neck and face to minimize rubbing and irritation that can occur when an athlete sweats.

Muhammad first experienced the Nike Pro Hijab shortly after that in August 2017. Suddenly, I could hear, I wasn’t as hot and it felt like my body was able to cool itself down better and faster. That’s a long way from having trouble finding a suitable hijab and having to explain and defend herself to officials. She is not alone in this thought. For many hijabi athletes, the Nike Pro Hijab is so much more than a performance garment. Rostom, who recently completed the New York Marathon in the Nike Pro Hijab. And I believe it’s going to inspire girls worldwide to follow their passion for sport. For Lari, the Pro Hijab is a symbol of empowerment.

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It’s a reminder to us Muslim women that we can achieve anything in the world,» she says. What Nike has done for Muslim athletes is a dream that we never thought would happen. The Nike Pro Hijab is available December 1 in black and obsidian on nike. Europe, North Africa, North America and across the Middle East. About Nike Arrow Next Contact Nike, Inc. Your source for the latest NIKE, Inc.

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The Nike Pro Hijab is lightweight, our affiliate brands should be referenced as follows: Converse Inc. We are unable to respond to individual requests for information. It’s everything I need, hijabs weren’t fully understood.

Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari said she had trouble finding a hijab that would stay put during her fast spins on the ice. Native Ibtihaj Muhammad, who recently completed the New York Marathon in the Nike Pro Hijab. Lightweight polyester is opaque but has tiny holes for venting. The back of the hijab is elongated to ensure it doesn’t come un, softer and more breathable garment. When I was in school, to put the garment to the test in their respective sports.

Regional operations for the Americas, Asia-Pacific and United States are located at Nike’s World Headquarters location. Search the Help section to find what you need. For specific country information, please see the following FAQ. Nike does not grant permission to use or modify our trademarks, logos, images, advertising or similar materials. It is your responsibility to determine whether your proposed use is legally permissible. Nike regrets that due to the time required and cost involved, we cannot fulfill these types of requests. We also cannot fulfill requests to interview Nike executives or receive advertising, print ads or images. Nike when referring to the company. Nike is the correct use when referring to Nike as a brand. Our affiliate brands should be referenced as follows: Converse Inc.

Jordan Brand and Hurley International LLC. For additional information, please review our FAQs. For high-resolution, downloadable logos and images for media usage, please visit our Media Resources page. These lines are answered during business hours and are also checked frequently for messages. Communications concerning shareholder address changes, stock transfers, changes of ownership, lost stock certificates, payment of dividends, dividend check replacements, duplicate mailings or other account services should be directed to the Company’s Registrar and Stock Transfer Agent at the address or telephone number above. Thank you for your interest in Nike. Due to a high volume of student inquiries, we are unable to respond to individual requests for information.

For financial information please refer to the Financial Reports and SEC filings and quarterly earnings information available on the Investors site. Please note that due to the volume of requests and in effort to reduce our environmental impact, we are no longer sending printed copies of our NIKE, Inc. For information regarding our corporate responsibility efforts, visit the Sustainability section. Learn about Nike’s giving and community programs in Community Impact. To request a hard copy of our latest Annual report, please call 800-640-8007 or write to NIKE’s Investor Relations Department at Investor. Annual reports prior to the current year are only available Online. Nike’s first ever made-for-athletes hijab is now available from the United Arab Emirates to Sweden. New Jersey-native Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Nike athlete and champion fencer, has been carded for false starting many times.

Oh, I’m sorry, I couldn’t hear you. That’s because Muhammad, who earned a bronze medal in Rio in 2016 for Team USA, typically competed in a children’s hijab that was made of a doubled georgette material. It would completely obstruct my hearing. Beyond that, the garment didn’t interact well with her uniform. Her hijab tied in the back, she pinned the front portion under her chin, then she’d tuck the extra fabric under her sports bra straps so it would stay in place under her mask. Needless to say, wearing a traditional hijab for competition was less than ideal. But Muhammad and other athletes haven’t had much of a choice.

Finding a hijab that worked well for a particular sport was a major challenge. I remember I only had a few that I used for training and hadn’t been able to find that particular style anymore,» says Muhammad. On top of that, hijabs weren’t fully understood. When I was in school, I always had to have a letter from a local imam that said that it was safe for me to wear my religious covering during sport. Muhammad wasn’t the only one who experienced hijab struggles. The designers gave that initial prototype to a variety of athletes, including weightlifter Amna Al Haddad and figure skater Zahra Lari, both from the United Arab Emirates, to put the garment to the test in their respective sports. Everyday athletes from around the Middle East, including runners like Manal Rostom, a Nike Run Club Coach in Dubai, and Zeina Nassar, a German boxer, also assessed the hijabs. The women came back with a range of input, most of which pointed to the desire for an even lighter, softer and more breathable garment.

German boxer Zeina Nassar said her old hijab was too loose and didn’t stretch or breathe. Plus, she had to pin it in place. When she weears the Nike Pro Hijab, she says, «I’m not distracted anymore because it sits better and is well adapted for sport. Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari said she had trouble finding a hijab that would stay put during her fast spins on the ice. The Nike Pro Hijab is lightweight, breathable and sturdy — it’s everything I need,» she says. With that, Nike designers evolved the prototypes and received an enthusiastic response, and a final request to modify the fit to account for a range of head sizes and face shapes. The pull-on design is constructed from durable single-layer Nike Pro cool mesh, one of Nike’s most breathable fabrics. The soft, lightweight polyester is opaque but has tiny holes for venting.