Kevin Plank founded Under Armour in 1996 when he was a 23-year-old past special teams captain of the University of Maryland football team. Kevin was a fullback at the University of Maryland, when he realized he needed a T-shirt with moisture-wicking synthetic fabric. After gradua... Read Moreting college, he developed his first prototype of the shirt. He quickly perfected his T-shirt design, built from microfibers that wicked moisture and kept people cool and dry during activity. These T-shirts were later named HeatGear shirts that are now manufactured in various styles. Kevin started the business from his grandmother's basement in Washington, D.C., and has since then, developed a global sports clothing and accessories company. The company supplies a wide range of sportswear and casual clothes, including hi-tech sportswear for professional athletes, for men, women, and children. The brand is continuously launching new lines and collections of clothing with new technology to keep athletes and exercisers dry and comfortable. Under Armour recently released a product with scent control technology called "Under Armour Scent Control."