New to 2020 is the Bauer GSX product line. The GSX Prodigy is Bauer’s is new entry model chest, and is the only youth chest protector offering from Bauer. This is the perfect chest for the young goalie just starting out, but isn't looking to sacrifice protection and durability.
The Bauer GSX Prodigy chest exterior is covered nearly entirely in nylons and mesh to provide great breathability and durability. It is also lined with Thermomax+ to keep you cool and fight odors and bacteria.
With the Bauer GSX Prodigy chest we see Bauer use some dual density foams. These foams offer a good level of protection and keep the chest as light as possible.
The GSX Prodigy chest features a sewn-in shoulder cap, the make up of it will include hard plastic and foam. This combo will result in a durable and protective shoulder cap.
The arms of the Bauer GSX Prodigy chest are adjustable, the arms come sewn in for top level durability. Although the arms are sewn in Bauer has given a velcro strap as well to let you customize the length of the arms to get the perfect fit.
Bauer went with their three-piece segmented elbow caps on the GSX Prodigy Chest Protector. The segmented caps allow for phenomenal flexibility and mobility, the elbow caps are made up of a hard plastic with foam and then lined with a nylon.
In terms of fit customization the Bauer GSX Prodigy does not lack in that department. The Bauer GSX Prodigy chest comes equipped with one elastic back strap to change through various tightnesses as well as a shoulder floater collar adjustment and lastly a fully adjustable shoulder, to really allow each person to find their own fit.
Sizes & Colors
The Bauer GSX Prodigy YTH Chest Protector is available in sizes Small/Medium through Large/Extra Large. The GSX Prodigy chest is a black base colorway, with grey accents.