Tag: Speedos

Plasticizing Swimwear

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Daily News of Open Water Swimming ran an article about José María Figueres, Co-chair of the Global Ocean Commission and former President of Costa Rica, who wore both a suit and sunglasses made from plastic waste (see here). The question was asked, "If Waste2Wear can make men's suits, school uniform and

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What Is A Speedo Streaker?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A Speedo streaker is an individual - male or female - who walks or runs nonchalantly through public areas dressed solely in swim briefs or jammers (for men) or a swimsuit that does not extend past the groin or shoulders (for women). These public areas are typically not traversed by individuals in swimming

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Being Exposed In The Water

For men who swim regularly and hang around pool decks, wearing swim briefs (i.e., Speedos) is a natural thing to do. For men who also do open water swims, channel crossings and lifesaving competitions, the traditional tight-fitting, quick-drying swim wear is also the overwhelmingly global equipment of choice. But Speedos, first made popular by its

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