Under Armour’s ‘Mach 39’ U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Suits

Under Armour and Lockheed Martin collaborated to create the world’s fastest suit for the U.S. Olympic Speed Skaters to wear in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour’s ‘Mach39’ U.S. Speed Skating Suit Under Armour and Lockheed Martin collaborated to create the world’s fastest suit for the U.S. Olympic Speed Skaters to wear in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
This ‘Mach 39’ speed suit was designed with computer modeling, using information gathered from filming the Olympic athletes, and hundreds of hours of wind tunnel testing. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour’s ‘Mach39’ U.S. Speed Skating Suit This ‘Mach 39’ speed suit was designed with computer modeling, using information gathered from filming the Olympic athletes, and hundreds of hours of wind tunnel testing. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
High-speed cameras were used to capture the skaters’ movements and positions, as they raced around the ice at the U.S. team’s Olympic training facility in Utah. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour’s ‘Mach39’ U.S. Speed Skating Suit High-speed cameras were used to capture the skaters’ movements and positions, as they raced around the ice at the U.S. team’s Olympic training facility in Utah. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin assisted Under Armour in determining how air flow best wraps around the skaters, providing the ideal aerodynamic skeleton for the suits. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour’s ‘Mach39’ U.S. Speed Skating Suit Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin assisted Under Armour in determining how air flow best wraps around the skaters, providing the ideal aerodynamic skeleton for the suits. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour will be supplying the uniforms and training outfits of the U.S. bobsled and skeleton teams, as well as for the Canadian snowboard teams. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour’s ‘Mach39’ U.S. Speed Skating Suit Under Armour will be supplying the uniforms and training outfits of the U.S. bobsled and skeleton teams, as well as for the Canadian snowboard teams. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Although these uniforms were approved by the Skating Union and the Olympic Committee – the bodies which govern speed skating – they were crafted by Under Armour to the exact letter of specification. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
Under Armour’s ‘Mach39’ U.S. Speed Skating Suit Although these uniforms were approved by the Skating Union and the Olympic Committee – the bodies which govern speed skating – they were crafted by Under Armour to the exact letter of specification. (Credit: @UnderArmour)
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