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Australia's Swim Gear For Olympics

 - Feb 12, 2008   Updated: May 30 2011
References: theage.au
Illustrating once again that the Olympics is all about the competition and not the sex, the Australian swim team showed off their gear today. The Speedo LZR Racer suits boast less drag than the old style. I think you have to be born into these suits because they are seamless. NASA had a hand in keeping swimmers abreast of the latest package.

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