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Engineering competition suits -- Science of the Olympic Winter Games


Engineering competition suits

At the 2014 Olympics, long track speed skater Shani Davis will be wearing what may be one of the most advanced competition suits ever engineered. Under Armour Innovation lab's Kevin Haley and polymer scientist and engineer Sarah Morgan, of the University of Southern Mississippi, explain how competition suits help improve athlete performance by reducing friction and improving aerodynamics.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

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