Blog: US speed skaters blame suits for poor start

Katie Smith | 18 February 2014

Under Armour has come up against increasing criticism after the US speed-skating team dropped its latest suits, which were designed especially for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Despite being proclaimed the world's fastest speed-skating suit, no US speed skater finished in the top five of the first six events. Instead, they blamed the outfits for compromising their performance.

The team will now revert back to Under Armour skin suits last used during the World Cup.

Sectors: Apparel, Fibres & fabrics

Companies: Under Armour

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