The Dye Performance Paintball Slide Shorts have been designed with the same compression formed responsive air foam as the Performance Top. This unique padding material offers the ultimate in protection and breathability. Dye has positioned this new compression formed padding in critical areas to maximize protection, without hindering your movement or flexibility. Special hip bone pads have been added to help minimize injuries while absorbing impacts. A unique padded crotch protector has also been added to protect the family jewels! True elastic waist band allows full stretch evenly around the waist for ultimate comfort.