The Shank Tank

$ 142,87 (incl. VAT)

  • EUR: € 109.90
  • AUD: $ 172.97
  • GBP: £97.01

Here it is: the male equivalent to the popular Smackanawa! The Shank Tank’s soft, flexible low profile Poron XRD impact material protects your chest, collarbones and ribs. Perfectly suited for those constant shoulder hits in men’s roller derby.

Protected areas
  • sternum
  • ribs
  • collarbone
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This model was developed in collaboration with our STEAKS Crew member Shank McCoy, a skater for Southern Discomfort and England Men’s Roller Derby. Shank helped us perfect the Shank Tank and even wrote a blog post about it. Check it out on Shank's blog.

Model sizing and fitting information:

Our model Emils’s measurements are:

Chest: 100 cm / 39.4 inch, Waist: 87 cm / 34.3 inch, Seat: 102 cm / 40.2 inch, Height: 176 cm / 69.3 inch
He is wearing a size EU 50 (M).

Before ordering, please read our Terms And Conditions.

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Key Features

✓ Protection where it is needed most

Our Poron XRD extreme impact material is placed in roller derby legal target and blocking zones, but also protects ALL skaters in skate specific falling motions.

✓ Microban® Antimicrobial Protection

Helps prevent the growth of bacteria and repels odours and stains, which allows for fewer washes and longer lasting protection.

✓ Freedom of movement

Our LYCRA® Fiber adapts to your movements, while the low-profile impact material protects without performance-reducing restraints.

✓ Amazing feel: snug, breathable, compressed

The snug fit of our products keeps the protection where it should be while compressing your muscle tissue for enhanced performance.

Standard Delivery time: 5-8 working days if in stock / 4-6 weeks if back-ordered

Design & Technology

The Shank Tank is the male equivalent to the popular Smackanawa Vest! It’s soft, flexible low profile Poron XRD impact material protects your chest, collarbones and ribs.

FRONT PROTECTION

Collarbone, sternum, ribs
Collarbones, ribs

BACK PROTECTION

Features of our Poron XRD® protection material:

  • Low-profile: Poron XRD® is extremely thin, 4.8 mm / 1.9 inches to be exact.
  • Anti-Bacterial: Our impact material is treated with Microban® Antimicrobial Protection which prevents the growth of bacteria and repels odours and stains. Best side effect: fewer washes and longer-lasting protection..
  • Breathability: The XRD® Technology is open cell and breathable, offering protection without plastic or other materials that will increase heightened body temperature.

Sizing

Measuring tip: when measuring, always stand upright and measure without clothes. Find out more about sizing in our size guide.

Stocked Sizes (in cm):
SIZE
XS / EU44
S / EU46
S-M / EU48
M-L / EU50
L / EU52
XL /EU54
2XL /EU54
Chest:
88 92 96 100 104 108 112
Waist:
76 80 84 88 92 96 100
The size guide is for guidance only. If these sizes differ highly from the size you normally wear, choose the size you normally wear. If you are uncertain or your size isnʼt in the chart, please ask us for advice!
Stocked Sizes (in inch):
SIZE
XS / EU44
S / EU46
S-M / EU48
M-L / EU50
L / EU52
XL /EU54
2XL /EU54
Chest:
34.65 36.22 37.80 39.37 40.94 42.52 44.09
Waist:
29.92 31.50 33.07 34.65 36.22 37.80 39.37
The size guide is for guidance only. If these sizes differ highly from the size you normally wear, choose the size you normally wear. If you are uncertain or your size isnʼt in the chart, please ask us for advice!

Skin-friendly, performance supporting materials

All LYCRA® Fiber fabrics STEAKS® uses have been certified with OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 for harmful substances. The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is an independent test and certification system for textile raw, intermediate and end products at all stages of processing. The tests for harmful substances cover legally banned and controlled substances, chemicals known to be harmful to health (but not yet legally controlled) and parameters for health protection. Taken in their entirety, the requirements go far beyond existing national legislation.

Caring instructions

Find answers to further questions on our FAQ page for Contact Wear Tops.

Rinse
Rinse with cold water after every practice to prevent unwanted odours. This will allow for fewer washes and longer lasting products.
Wash
30° to max. 40° celsius. Our Microban® Antimicrobial Protection renders higher temperature unnecessary.
Dry
Line dry your STEAKS. Never put them in the dryer.
No, Nos
Do not use softeners or chemical wash.