For Speed in Swimsuits, Add Bumps

Cool article about the developing tech in high performance swim suits. As a former competitive swimmer, I really found this of particular interest.

A new swimsuit technology increases, rather than decreases, drag to create a “tunnel” the wearer swims through. [New York Times: Business]

6 comments for “For Speed in Swimsuits, Add Bumps

  1. 11/28/2008 at 2:00 am

    A really great technology hype for swin suits and technology hypes
    I hop its on the better way going on

  2. 11/30/2008 at 2:23 pm

    It's not a matter of technology, The matter is one suit has much more flotation. If I were to go out there in a scuba suit it wouldn't be fair either. There's something not right about it.

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  4. 6/27/2009 at 6:42 pm

    Cool, but I like resort wear swimsuits, where the last thing you are worried about is if the suit ever gets wet! šŸ™‚ Some suits are for looks only…

  5. 8/19/2009 at 1:32 am

    They have already been banned from competitions, after 1 event with heaps of world records broken, they will not be alloud to be worn again.

  6. 8/19/2009 at 5:32 am

    They have already been banned from competitions, after 1 event with heaps of world records broken, they will not be alloud to be worn again.

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