Mark Sunderland’s Innovative Rowing Apparel Headed to Rio Olympics: Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU textile engineer Mark Sunderland’s innovative rowing apparel will be traveling with the U.S. rowing team to the 2016 Rio Olympics, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported June 24.

The seamless, ultra-lightweight unisuits, tights and sports bras were engineered to be wicking, water-repellent and have an antimicrobial finish to help ward off bacteria in Rio’s waters.

“I’m always looking for new cases for innovation,” Sunderland said.


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