Puma is launching a new collection of performance footwear that the company has defined as marking “a new era of Puma Handball.” The brand’s tradition in handball shoes dates back to 1948. The new Accelerate Turbo Nitro and Eliminate Power Nitro launch editions are inspired by two items from its archives, the iconic Accelerate (2005) and Eliminate (2011) shoes. Both shoes have been updated to combine Puma’s newest technologies and insights on handball performance to deliver the “fastest and most explosive” products it has ever developed for the game. Both models feature the Nitro foam, which is also in Puma’s new line of running shoes, for optimized cushioning and propulsion. The Accelerate Turbo Nitro is designed for wingers and the fastest players, thanks to new standards in lightweight performance and energy return and an engineered upper for multi-directional movement stability. The Eliminate Power Nitro is designed to meet the needs and enhance the performance of powerful playmakers. The Accelerate Turbo Nitro and Eliminate Power Nitro will be available as from 1 April, followed by a wider range of handball footwear in May. In addition to a large portfolio of sponsored players and clubs in handball, Puma is a partner of the German Handball Association (Deutscher Handballbund) and the Danish Handball Federation (Dansk Håndbold Forbund).