Gearing up for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing, this drawing exercise took the existing 2014 Mach 39 skin and research of the 2018 skin in order to ideate what technologies the future skin could have. Offering suggestions from what worked on both skins, the proposed skin offers a mix of new and existing tech from the Baltimore-based sports equipment company.
How can we improve the performance of an existing speed skin or wearable?
(Sport Randomly Selected)
Research the current speed skin tech
Understand why certain CMF's are used in certain areas
Expand on existing UA technology
Zone sweat build up and ideate within the problem area
Reduce overlapping materials
Improve air channels and ways of construction
Reduce drag by manipulating air flow
Minimize excess material for weight reduction and seamless fit
Decrease friction in hi-wear areas