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High-Tech Swim Suits: JetConcept, Aqua Shift and Fastskin FSII

Aug 31 2004, 4:03am EST | by

High-Tech Swim Suits: JetConcept, Aqua Shift and Fastskin FSII
 
 

MaterialSpieler (a I4U Network Site) reports about new high-tech swim-suits.

The predominant swimwear of this year’s Olympic Games is reminiscent of the look sported by Olympians in the old days. But while the heroes who swam in the Bay of Zea near Piraeus in 1896 had to adhere to social conventions, today's athletes wear full body suits for speed.

The Adidas JetConcept worn by Australian Ian Thorpe has grooves quite similar to those used on commercial airplane wings. These ripplets positioned on the back and gluteus maximus reduce form drag and friction drag, resulting in up to 3% improvement of swimming performance according to Adidas.
Read the full story on MaterialSpieler.





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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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