Every Olympian Is Kind of a Cyborg
From the US team, Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser Price, English Gardner, and Ashton Eaton wore them. Mohamed Farah, who won the men's 10,000 meter run, sported them too. The experts we spoke to outside of Nike told us they didn't think AeroBlades
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In Hal Hartley's first feature film, THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH, Josh (Robert Burke), a criminal who has just been released from prison, returns home to Lindenhurst, Long Island. There he's hired as a mechanic by Vic Hugo (Christopher Cooke), the owner of a local garage. Through a mutual interest in George Washington, Josh falls in love with Vic's daughter, Audry (Adrienne Shelly). However, their romance proves to be difficult due to Audry's possessive ex-boyfriend and the mystery surrounding Josh's past. THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH effectively establishes Hartley's unique aesthetic, which is darkly humorous, oddly clever, and subtly meditative. Rather than merely hint at their thoughts, the characters in this film (and other Hartley films) tend to speak exactly what they're thinking, openly expressing things often left unsaid. A quirky take on the romantic comedy, this is the debut of a highly original American filmmaker.
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Shocked. Devastated. Angry. These are the feelings of twelve-year-old Shelly Morgan when she learns that her family will be moving from Illinois to New Jersey at the end of the summer. And no wonder. Shelly likes predictability and routine, and a long-distance move is anything but. The house Shelly has lived in her entire life will be a thing of the past. Leaving her three dear friends whom she sees every day will be heartbreaking. And the thought of a new, scary school where she knows no one-this situation is beyond miserable. Once in New Jersey, her mom tells an unhappy Shelly that every day will get just a little better. However, it seems that for the first time that Shelly can remember, Mrs. Morgan is wrong. Shelly faces numerous challenges-a disastrous family reunion, a sister who...
Two days into the Summer Olympic Games, spectators got their first morsel of doping-related drama. Yulia Efimova, the Russian swimmer who was suspended for doping but still allowed to compete, placed first in her semifinal. In response, in front of a crowd of reporters, US swimmer Lilly King wagged her finger at Efimova. “I’m here to compete clean for the US. ”. Everyone got King’s meaning. But from the strictest purist’s perspective, no one at the Olympics is there to “compete clean. That’s not to say everyone competing at the Games is embroiled in a doping scandal. But most conversations about what athletes put inside their bodies to enhance athletic performance wholly ignore what athletes put on their bodies to enhance athletic performance. Today’s Olympic equipment—from algorithmically generated racing spikes to utrasonically bonded swimsuits to asymmetrical track bikes —are designed in labs, by researchers and engineers, to maximize human potential. Today’s elite athletes depend on these technologies, and can’t expect to score a metal without them. In 2016, most Olympic events have passed a significant inflection point. no longer do they test the mettle of an elite athlete. Today, they test the mettle of cyborgian, athlete-equipment dyads. “In my career I think about workers who work hard all day long, and athletes do similar things,” says Homayoon Kazerooni. A mechanical engineer at UC Berkeley, Kazerooni is the founder of SuitX, where he oversees the design of exoskeletons that enable industrial, medical, and military personnel to lift and squat for hours on end, and hoist items several times their... “The magnitude is different, and the duration is different,” he says. But ultimately, he says, his goal and the goal of athletic equipment designers is the same: To maximize performance. Or, perhaps more accurately, to augment it. Take AeroBlades, the latest piece of performance-enhancing tech from Nike. The company devoted years of research and hundreds of hours of wind tunnel testing to developing these tiny, 3D-printed teeth. The teeth, each one the shape of a tiny cresting wave, look inconspicuous from a distance. But apply a bunch of them to strategic swaths of a runner’s body, in the form of AeroBlade-studded tape or AeroBlade-embedded apparel, and you can improve the flow of air around the athlete—reducing drag and energy expenditure, and shaving... Several athletes in Rio chose to do this. over the weekend, the AeroBlades showed up on jerseys across different track events. From the US team, Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser Price, English Gardner, and Ashton Eaton wore them. Mohamed Farah, who won the men’s 10,000 meter run, sported them too. The experts we spoke to outside of Nike told us they didn’t think AeroBlades would affect runners’ times by much, for a few reasons. For another, runners already sport myriad kinds of fashion and hair styles that could also influence wind drag. Still, those experts agreed: A competitive edge is a competitive edge. The American distance runner was spied wearing Nike’s tooth-studded tape last month , when he won the 10,000 meter-qualifying race at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon. At the 2012 London Games, Rupp earned a silver medal in that event with a time of 27:30. 90—less than half a second behind Great Britain’s Mo Farah (Rupp’s training partner, to add insult), who took gold with a time of 27:30:42. If Rupp had been... “With technology like this, you’re literally changing the environment around you,” Holmes says. runners and swimmers achieve a similar effect by shaving their body hair before a race. The most famous example in recent memory occurred at the 2008 Summer Olympics, when swimmers wearing Speedo’s full-body polyurethane LZR Racer suits shattered several world records. The suit, developed in Speedo’s Aqualab in Nottingham, England, could tighten a swimmer’s physique through compression. Copycat suits designed to trap air and increase buoyancy followed, and FINA, swimming’s governing body, banned them. “The argument was, this really isn’t the athlete anymore,” Holmes says. If a new piece of gear confers an advantages too great, too quickly, a sanctioning body will snuff it out.
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