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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Speedo (suit style)
Suits commonly have an elastic front lining made of similar fabric and are secured around the waist with a cord draw string.
Another type of the square leg suit nicknamed the "funky short" for its colorful floral patterns was popular in Australia in the 1970's and made a fashion comeback in 2004 for recreational swimming and beach wear.
Suits less than 1.5 inches wide at the hips, sometimes called bikinis, are less common for sporting purposes and, unlike the racing style, are not designed specifically for drag reduction.
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 Speedo Resource Center - boys in speedo
In 1928 speedo swim the name Speedo was first adopted after the firm developed speedo muscle its racerback design of swimwear college speedo hunks speedo fantasy board making it one of the first manufacturers to specifically produce athletic designs.
The 1956 speedo swimmers backpack Olympics speedo fastskin in Melbourne saw the widespread speedo guys debut of the new fabric and the introduction of boy in speedo the style of men's briefs that has become associated teen speedo with the brand.
The designs speedo swimsuit sale employ new speedo male speedo gallery 3 fabrics men in speedo that the speedo bulge company claims will reduce resistance in the water by replicating biological skin characteristics of various marine animals such as sharks.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on speedos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The square cut or square leg style suit is sometimes used as a slightly more conservative style than the racing brief for water polo and diving, or for recreational wear.
Suits less than 1.5 inches, sometimes called bikinis, are less common for sporting purposes and, unlike the racing style, are not designed specifically for drag reduction.
One of the most common American fashion complaints is that speedos are worn by "the wrong people." 7 A lot of the fashion preference in this region appears to be the result of the negative stereotypical image of an overweight, elderly, and/or excessively hairy European walking on the beach in a speedo-styled suit.
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 Speedo (suit style) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most speedos are made of a nylon and lycra/spandex composite.
The square-cut style was popular as a recreational swimsuit for men during the 1950's.
This style is also popular in the sport of bodybuilding where it is known as the posing brief.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speedo_(suit_style)   (1903 words)

 PocoLoco Swim ShopSpeedo->Fast Skin Suits->Fastskin 3
SPEEDO® looked to designs from nature to produce a suit that allows swimmers to glide through water faster than ever before.
SPEEDO® created an anatomic/dynamic pattern where seams act like tendons and provide tension in the suit while the fabric panels act like muscles, stretching and returning to their original shape.
Body temperatures were recorded during extensive two-hour workout and training sessions to ensure that wearing a full-body suit would not cause athletes to overheat, with no increases in core temperature being recorded.
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 The Bodysuit Problem
Since the suits have been proven ineffective, the only reason for a swimmer to buy a suit of any style made in the new fabric would be to make a fashion statement.
Speedo, with 30,000 of the suits in US inventory and shipping to retailers this fall, is in an anxious position to beat the clock.
She was flabbergasted to learn from the Speedo rep that they allocated $13,000 worth of "Fastskin" suits to her small-town shop which serves primarily young age group swimmers, summer league swimmers and high school team members.
www-rohan.sdsu.edu /dept/coachsci/swimming/bodysuit/charlie.htm   (860 words)

 swimsuit Resource Center - swimsuit
These suits are made from spandex and provide little thermal kelly ripa in a swimsuit protection, but they do protect the skin from stings and abrasion.
Murals at Pompeii show women wearing two-piece suits covering the areas around their breasts sports beautiful women in swimsuits illustrated swimsuit edition and hips in a fashion remarkably similar sheer micro swimsuits to a bikini of c.
The men's swim suit, a rather form-fitting bikini swimsuit wool garment cheap swimsuits with long sleeves and legs similar to long underwear, was developed and would change little for a century.
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 Speedo's Fastskin
SPEEDO® will only focus on the management of existing forces and will only more effectively make use of the talents an athlete already has.
With no excess fabric and a maximum stretch, SPEEDO® was able to produce a swimsuit that allows a full range of motion for a swimmer.
Body temperatures were recorded during extensive two-hour workout and training sessions to ensure that wearing a full-body suit would not cause athletes to overheat.
www.tzsports.com /fastskin.html   (893 words)

 Amazon.com: Speedo Men's 1" Solar Bikini Bathing Suit: Apparel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Speedo makes great swimming suits and this 1" model (the one inch being the measurement of the material at the side of the hip), is designed for friction-free swimming.
There are other suits that are of heavier construction that will not thin as much as this Speedo, but with the heavier construction comes more bulk and more friction - so choose your enemy (bulk and longer-lasting, or a faster more comfortable suit but wears out quicker).
One of the things about this suit is that if you are an avid swimmer like I am, do not wear it to the pool, because the chlorine will eat it up (the rear end of the suit, right along the seam, usually goes first).
www.amazon.com /Speedo-Mens-Solar-Bikini-Bathing/dp/B00070PFZS   (1013 words)

 Summer 2000 Team Suit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The boy's will be using the Jammer style (shorts) or the brief Speedo style suit.
Team swim suits are not required for participation on the team.
Swim suits, caps, goggles, and apparel may be purchased at the pool the first week of practice and at time trials.
www.manor-woods.com /suit.htm   (76 words)

 Discount Speedo Swim Wear
Your child will be swimming safely discount speedo swim wear and with great pleasure after just one or two sessions in the pool, benefiting from the quality time spent exercising in the water.
Hold your child's hands discount speedo swim wear and hold them upright, head out of the water at all times, as you encourage them to use their legs by "running or pedaling" in the water.
Wearing Speedo - Wearing Speedo       Speedo - Speedo is a swimsuit manufacturer that began on Bondi Beach near Sydney, Australia.
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Though it still manufactures the traditional briefs and racerback designs that made the company famous, Speedo's latest competitive swimwear designs incorporate suits that provide greater coverage to the arms, legs, and even full body for their top end lineup.
Their high-end suits often sell for in excess of $200 American for the Fastskin II series.
This weeks Speedo Tip of the Week comes from Pike Hightower, a coach at the Stingrays swim club in Marietta, Ga. Hightower, who was recently named Georgia s age group coach of the year, offers some advice on getting rid of some baggage that might be keeping you from swimming fast.
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 Speedos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He was pale, hairy, and had a pot belly.
He had found his style, and he was sticking with it.
Speedos wearers are fat with pot bellies and hair on their backs.
www.moxiemag.com /moxie/articles/style/speedos.html   (341 words)

 Speedo at SwimOutlet.com - The web’s most popular swim shop!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Founded in 1914 by zealous hosiery manufacturer Alexander McRae, the name Speedo was adopted in 1928 along with the slogan Speed on in your Speedos.
Speedo’s revolutionary line of Fastskins utilizes a patented fabric which mimics shark denticles to help reduce drag and incorporate stealth with swimming.
Though Speedo still manufacturers many classic designs which made the company famous, Speedo’s latest designs include the use of high-end fabrics such as Fast Skin II, XD Skin, and Speedo Endurance.
www.swimoutlet.com /Speedo   (360 words)

 Compare Clothing & Accessories at BizRate - Buy speedo Men's Swimwear online
Speedo Team Shorts are unlined to go over your suit without bunching...
Speedo XDskin™, is an exclusive new water repellent fabric that...
The classic styling and performance for which Speedo® is renowned...
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 On Speedo Swimsuits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
My purchase of a Speedo was a response to a whim I felt last June, when, in the midst of bemoaning the general flabbiness of my soft underbelly, I suddenly and without conscious forethought declared it was high time for me to get in shape, lose weight and become svelte.
I found one Speedo that was a bright red thong, but in talking about it over lunch one day, a friend of mine said I would have to wax my buttocks if I tried to wear that thing.
After all, the notion of a baggy Speedo can be less inviting than the sight of one fitting too snug.
www.apomm.com /archives/apomms/Speedo_Swimsuits.htm   (842 words)

 Plus Size Womens Swimsuits |  Full Figure One Piece Swimwear | Full Figured One Piece Womens Swimwear | Bathing Suits ...
Flattering Suit is solid fl with fl and white accent draping over front and ties on one side.
The sweetheart neckline on this fl suit is trimmed with white.
Speedo Ultraback Conservative - Flattering styles with a higher neckline, lower leg and the extra support of a built-in soft cup bra.
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 Men.Style.com Forums Speedo's: Fashion Message Boards
Speedo brand is full of lycra and so the fit is tight.
I agree with monet, and sum others unless your goal is to be faster in the water i dont really see the point of wearing a speedo and even if your trying to achieve a more streamlined feel in the water many swimmers now are using full body suits and longer tights.
At the age of 14 i think its even worse to experiment with speedos i know for a fact i woudl be ridiculed for the look unless i was swimming in a swim club, btu i guess to each their own.
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 Speedo Splice FastSkin Jammer Review
Speedo Splice FastSkin Jammer : A Step Up I previously reviewed the Speedo Endurance Jammer, which is a slippery yet hearty thigh-length suit virtually impervious to the debilitating effects of chlorine—a great suit, especially for training.
Though I’m not sure the Speedo Splice FastSkin Jammer can be expected to live as long a life as the Endurance, it is in all other ways a superior suit.
Soon after getting out of the pool, I’ve noticed that the suit is already approaching dry; a few seconds in the spinner, and it truly is. Such a quick-drying fabric would do well for a run or bike right out of the pool.
www.fitnesstravelgear.com /archive/speedofastskinjammer.html   (318 words)

Some wear a "Speedo" suit underneath their swimsuit but this is not necessary either.
During competitions, many boy divers will wear a "Speedo" style suit because of the belief (whether true or not) that wearing this type of suit makes them better divers in the eyes of the judges.
CMD divers are required to purchase team suit and are available for a low price of $60/ Girls and $40/ Boys which both include the team logo on the bathing suit.
www.centralmassdiving.com /FAQ.htm   (1578 words)

 Swimwear from Jetsetters Magazine at www.jetsettersmagazine.com and www.beachbooker.com
Speedo® logo embroidery on lower left leg and Speedo® "boomerang" logo on right back side.
Speedo Classic fit and style with 1 inch leg cut.
Speedo® Fastskin(TM) is the most technically advanced swimwear ever made.
www.jetsettersmagazine.com /archive/netheads/swimwear/speedo/speedo5.html   (405 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on swimwear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
These suits are made from spandex and provide little thermal protection, but they do protect the skin from stings and abrasion.
The men's swim suit, a rather form-fitting wool garment with long sleeves and legs similar to long underwear, was developed and would change little for a century.
In the 19th century, the woman's two piece suit became commonandmdash;the two pieces being a gown from shoulder to knees plus a set of trousers with leggings going down to the ankles.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/swimwear   (1891 words)

 AskMen.com - Man in Speedo
Depending on whom you ask, Speedos are considered a godsend or a curse.
But venturing off to Europe, one can easily distinguish that Speedos are the bathing suit of choice for men, young and old.
Considering Speedos take the shape of the body, when swimming, men have better maneuverability than they would with bulky swimming trunks.
www.askmen.com /fashion/austin_60/70_fashion_style.html   (552 words)

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The Speedo Solid ultraback with shelf bra suit features a moderate cut and a built-in seamless, molded bra for smooth, comfortable shaping and support.
This Speedo Aquatic Zen Garden swimsuit features a high neckline with wide straps for a great fit and total freedom of movement.
Soft style cups provide comfortable support and the suit is cut in a high coverage style for a flattering look.
www.beachbliss.com /flspeedo.htm   (214 words)

 CNN.com - arts & style - New Olympic swimsuits make waves - August 11, 2000
Tom Malchow was wearing one of the suits when he broke the world record in the 200-meter butterfly.
Formal protests lodged earlier this year maintain that wearing the suit makes a swimmer more buoyant, which would violate rules set by FINA, the international swimming federation.
"I just feel like this suit is part of the evolution of technology in swimming," she said, "and it's inevitable.
archives.cnn.com /2000/STYLE/fashion/08/11/olympic.swimsuits   (460 words)

 eBay - Speedos
Racing suits are worn by professional swimmers and water polo player to enhance their speed and agility.
Triathlon Suits are worn by athletes Triathlon athletes; considering that they have to swim, cycle and run, this suit not only enhances speed whist swimming but also offers comfort while cycling.
Square leg suits are a different style of suits that are worn low on the waist but extend till the thighs.
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