Do tennis players wear cups? There might be a few people here and there who wear a cup, but pretty much no tennis player wears one, despite the risk. It makes more sense to wear one if a player specifically focuses on doubles, where close, hard hits that could hit that area are more prevalent.
Early bicycles, called penny farthings, had a giant front wheel and a tiny back wheel. People who rode them were called “bicycle jockeys,” a term borrowed from horse racing. Whoa, déjà vu. Riders wore athletic supporters, called “bicycle jockey straps,” later shortened to jock strap.
A: It is very important for boys to wear an athletic cup to protect their groin area from blunt trauma injuries when playing sports. Any fast-moving kick, ball or helmet that hits a boy in the groin area can cause serious damage, including severe bruising, internal bleeding, testicular fracture or rupture.
Football players are not mandated to wear cups, although it is a common practice for younger players to wear them. This can cause the cup to feel more uncomfortable, than players who are younger wearing a cup. As players get older, it’s less likely they will wear cups because it’s not “cool” to wear cups.Jul…