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speedo

1. n. a speedometer. I think my speedo is broken. It says we’re standing still.
2. a tight-fitting swim brief, usually revealing. (From the protected trade name of the swimming suit manufacturer.) You can’t go out in public wearing that speedo! I can see everything!
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Masters (adult) swimmers and number of USA Swimming clubs, number of qualifying swimmers for high level competitions like the Speedo Sectionals, Speedo Junior Nationals, Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships, Olympic Trials and the Olympic Games, as well as Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) participation data, including the numbers of competitive and fitness swimmers, and the number of swim facilities open to the public in each city.
Ryan Lochte, Speedo ambassador and 11 time Olympic medallist says: "Swimming's a brilliant form of exercise and a great way to reach your fitness goals.
Crucially, for those who made the purchase in 2008 or subsequently of the old equipment, Speedo claim that, while the new suits are not 'faster' than their predecessor, they can be if all the add-on's are used in unison
As well as overseeing activity in Shanghai, S&X is also operating on the ground at the Oriental Sports Center, following the progress of Speedo-sponsored athletes and teams and compiling written reports, photographs and video content to distribute to Speedo markets across the globe.
With the build up to London 2012 well underway, a new Speedo eyewear collection has been created by Inspecs.
CUTLINE: Swimmers Amy Shin (left) and Tayna Takimoto have qualified for the Speedo Championship Series Southern Zone, Southern Sectional Championship.
The Japanese Federation will decide tomorrow whether to allow its Olympics-bound swimmers to compete in the swimsuits of their choice, including Speedo, in Beijing.
Speedo say the LZR aids streamlining and reduces skin vibration and muscle oscillation, but critics say use of the suit is tantamount to "technological doping" and should never have been approved.
So has decided not to compete in the ConocoPhillips National Championships and Speedo Junior Nationals in August, in order to train with the Korean national team.
Rerunning CFD models of previous FASTSKIN designs in order to create newer, even more hydrodynamic models that will further reduce high skin-friction drag, Speedo gets much faster results over commodity PC clusters by using the SGI Altix, which runs eight Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors in a SGI shared-memory architecture Linux(R) environment.
The Speedo League is a national competition for boys and girls aged from 10 years up.
A new suit designed by Speedo may help swimmers like Michael Phelps shave time off their race.
Cheerer's story about a disaffected suburbanite who reexamines his life while swimming his way home across his neighbors' pools was previously brought to the screen in 1968 by hunky Burt Lancaster, who could definitely fill a Speedo.
Speedo International LTD, part of the Authentic Fitness Corporation, a division of Warnaco, Inc.
Japanese officials may now allow their athletes to ditch approved local swimsuit makers Mizuno, Descente and Asics in favour of Britain's Speedo for the Beijing Games.