How Speedo Created a Record-Breaking Swimsuit
After officials banned the swimsuit that caused records to fall at the 2008 Olympic Games, scientists are back with a new outfit that could break more records
Ultimately, though, the proof will be in the pool in London. Santry hopes to get down to London to see a few races. Meanwhile, he's already working on the next generation of suit for the 2016 Rio games. “We've got some brilliant ideas going forward,” he says, “but I’m afraid they’re all confidential at the moment.”
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