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Spanx on Steroids: How Speedo Created the New Record-Breaking Swimsuit

After Olympic officials banned the swimsuit that caused records to fall at the 2008 games, scientists are back with a new outfit that might break even more

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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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