The 20 year anniversary of 9/11 is coming up fast. GORUCK is releasing a 9/11 Never Forget Collection – with all proceeds to be donated to the Travis Manion Foundation and The Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
GORUCK’s 9/11 Never Forget Collection is more than just a reminder of what happened that day but also a great way to take part in a cause of helping the families of those who gave their lives to save others during the 9/11 attack.
Here are some of the styles we are going to look at:
9/11 Never Forget Collection – Overview
“These acts of mass murder were intended to frighten our nation into chaos and retreat. But they have failed. Our country is strong. A great people has been moved to defend a great nation.” — President George W. Bush
In commemoration of 9/11, GORUCK is bringing the Never Forget Collection to remind us of the heroism of those who risked their lives for the citizens. We acknowledge the courage, sacrifice, and heroic actions of the firefighters, police officers, port authority officers, military personnel as well as those onboard United Airlines Flight 93. We also remember the innocent people who died in the attack of terrorists against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Rucker 26L – Made in USA
The GR1 Rucker 26L is made primarily of 1000D Cordura and opens flat, so you can easily pack and organize your stuff. The shoulder straps and top handle are extra padded to give you comfort when carrying heavier loads. You can carry a laptop up to 16″ and keep it protected by the rucksack’s Bombproof Laptop Compartment and false bottom so that when you set your ruck down, your laptop won’t be noticed. Every part of this bag is durable, including the YKK zippers with silent, glove-friendly zipper pulls built from a parachute 550 cord.
This ruck is highly water-resistant, so you won’t worry about your stuff getting wet. It is also packed with pockets for organized packing. There are three internal pockets – one large elastic pocket, one large mesh zippered pocket, and one small go-to pocket. There’s also one external slant pocket for immediate access to keys, snacks, and other small items. You can even customize your GR1 with the three rows of external and internal MOLLE webbing.
The Rucker 20L has ergonomic lumbar support and an all-new, less cutting fabric used on the back panel and underside of the shoulder straps. This is the most comfortable rucksack ever made, and you can even wear it shirtless with no irritation burn. It has lumbar padding that supports the natural curve of your back and a hi-vis reflective stripe across the front for your safety. Both sides, top, and bottom handles, are also padded for easy transport. It is made of 1000D Cordura with YKK zippers with silent, glove-friendly zipper pulls constructed from parachute 550 cord and bottom grommet drain holes. The frame sheet and the shoulder straps are extra padded, so you can carry heavier loads easier.
This Rucker has one large mesh zippered pocket, one small go-to zippered pocket, one large elastic pocket, and a Ruck Plate® pocket inside. You can also customize the Rucker 20L with the three rows of external MOLLE webbing on the front and side. It has an interior D-ring and hydration tube exit port under the top handle of the ruck and includes adjustable and removable Training Sternum Strap. A 2″x3″ hook and loop on the front panel allow you to customize with the patch of your choice with an additional 2″x3″ hook and loop patch panel on the Ruck Plate® pocket.
Performance TAC Hat
Simple with military style, the Performance TAC Hat highlights a secure, low-profile fit with a six-panel structure. It is sweat-wicking with lightweight material to keep your head cool and protected from the sun. The sweatband is streamlined, and grants comfort without holding moisture.
It has a curved brim with 2×3 inch patch-friendly VELCRO® on the front, and you can customize it with any patch of your choice. The top button of the hat is excluded because it serves no purpose, and it hurts when you wear Peltors or other hearing protection. It has a subtle embroidered spearhead on the side panel with six-panel construction.
A beanie is for everyone and hugs your head to keep you warm in cold weather. It also looks good with its minimal design. It is perfect when hanging out and even when you choose to do an outdoor adventure.
Performance Beanie is unisex and snugs your head perfectly. It fits well and doesn’t need constant adjusting while protecting you from wind, cold, or rain.
American Training Shorts
The American Training Shorts are made of ToughStretch® fabric that is lightweight and sweat-wicking with four-way stretch. They have two front side pockets and a hidden zippered pocket inside the front right pocket, so the zipper is detached and out of the way. They have an adjustable waistband with Internal Drawcord and a 7.5″ Inseam.
These training shorts have a built-in performance brief liner that is silky and dries fast, and won’t pill against rough surfaces like a barbell or rucksack. They are made in the USA and comes with GORUCK’s Scars Lifetime Guarantee.
American Training Shirt
The American Training Shirt is made from 77% Nylon, 19% Polyester, and 4% Spandex and weighs only 5.6 oz. The fabric is lightweight, sweat-wicking, and rugged. It is stretchy, breathable, and abrasion-resistant and won’t pill under a ruck or against a barbell.
It has a durable exterior, and a soft interior with a subtle GORUCK spearhead on the chest. It is made in the USA and also comes with a Scars Lifetime Guarantee.
Ballistic Trainers – Mid
The Ballistic Trainers – Mid is made from 1680D CORDURA® and grants excellent midfoot and heel support during dynamic movements. The forefoot is built utilizing an engineered warp-knit technology that presents a seamless one-piece vamp and toe cap while giving areas of bolstered strength and other areas of breathability and flexibility. Your toes can breathe freely with its generous forefoot, while the injection-molded heel counter stabilizes your heel when you’re doing dynamic, load-bearing exercises. To avoid heel slippage, this shoe has extra top eyelets that can be used to produce a tight heel lock. It has a dense PU foam insert custom-made to fit the contours of the foot, supporting all three arches of the foot.
And if you prefer less arch support, an additional thinner insert is also included to give you a closer feel to the ground. This shoe has an 8mm heel-to-toe drop that creates the best biomechanical support when lifting heavy loads or running more than 400 meters. There is a high rebound, high flexibility EVA in the forefoot that renders cushion and support for explosive movement. In the heel, a firm, stable EVA provides a firm platform to keep you grounded when lifting or squatting. The outsole has a triple compound rubber to support different kinds of activities. The forefoot rubber is formulated for improved grip while the heel area is solid and won’t wear down after miles of running or rucking. The midfoot is crafted from a rock climbing compound and strengthened for outstanding abrasion resistance — ideal for rope climbs.
9/11 Never Forget Collection Review – In Summary
That’s our look at the the 9/11 Never Forget Collection.
GORUCK, with its Never Forget Collection, will remind us of the courage and fortitude of everyone who endangered their lives for the sake of others. The net proceeds from the Never Forget collection will be donated to Travis Manion Foundation and The Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
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