After winning a record 24 medals during a Sochi Winter Olympics, a vigour is on for a Dutch Olympic group during a Pyeongchang Games.
While soccer is a many renouned foe in a Netherlands in a summer, speedskating manners in a winter.
After a many successful Olympics in Dutch history, a country’s strong speedskating group is once again counting on a high-tech speedsuits to yield an corner over a foe during a Winter Olympics, that start in South Korea on Feb 9. Those suits helped them win an strange 23 medals including 7 golds in Sochi after all.
This time around, Dutch engineers have come adult with a fit done adult of a new, severe fabric with a new color: dark-blue with orange. Not most else is famous about a new outfits, that will be presented to a Dutch media on Jan 2.
Bert outpost der Tuuk, who has been producing suits for a Dutch inhabitant speedskating patrol for years, told a country’s state broadcaster NOS a new suits could supplement as most as 3% in speed.
In a foe where medals can be won or mislaid on one-thousandth of a second, that’s a flattering large margin.
Take a demeanour during a suits:
— LuukBlijboom (@BrasiLuuk) December 22, 2017
Other teams have also been experimenting with new suits: a Norwegians for instance have had some success given they substituted their iconic all-red outfits for blue ones this summer.
Only time will tell if a new suits will once again give a Dutch wings in a Olympic speedskating arena.
Sven Kramer, a mixed Olympic bullion medalist, finished second in a 5,000meters during this week’s Olympic gift contest to a 33-year-old marathon speedskater. Kramer had been wearing a new suit.
In 2014, a American speedskating group showed adult in Sochi wearing high-tech skin suits, dubbed a “Mach 39.” Although they had been touted previously as a fastest suits in a sport, a US group left Russia empty-handed.