Speedo’s Fastskin3 Racing System, which includes a cap, goggles and swimsuit, took more than four years and 55 000 hours of research, development and testing to create at Aqualab, their R&D Centre in the UK.


Curve Issue thirty-nine, 2012
‘Need for speed’ by Tanya Weaver

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