Olympics

New Speedo Racing Swimsuit, Fastskin3 – Built Using ANSYS

Speedo’s introduction of its drag reducing LZR Racer swimming outfit created a controversy during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The suit worked so well that it was subsequently outlawed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) as the technological equivalent of doping – it provided too much of an advantage. Now, with the help of …

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Nike Pro TurboSpeed Is A Golf Ball-Inspired Track Uniform with Dimples

The Nike Pro TurboSpeed is, as the name vividly suggests, a track uniform that offers professional athletes an advantage over their rivals. Through the clever use of aerodynamic techniques more commonly found on golf balls, the company has found a way to shave milliseconds off a sprinter’s time. Or at least that’s the bold claim …

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