What does the Winter Olympics “battle suit” look like? The four elements of “fastness, care, warmth and beauty” are the key!
February 4th is the first anniversary of the countdown to the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. The reporter learned from the National Winter Sports Apparel and Equipment R&D Center that the sportswear for athletes of the Winter Olympics are currently being developed. Warm and beautiful” will be the main theme of the costume design for the Winter Olympics.
In the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the competition clothing for racing events focuses on “fast”. Competitive clothing such as figure skating should be able to show the “beauty” of China and take into account the unique characteristics of winter competition clothing. The demand for protection and warmth. At present, the R&D team is working on the selection of winter Olympic clothing materials and the design of the clothing structure.
Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology Professor Liu Li, director of the National Winter Sports Apparel Equipment R&D Center: The clothing tailoring method and the research and development of the clothing structure are suitable for the body characteristics of Chinese athletes, including the research and development of new thermal insulation materials and the research and development of drag-reducing fabrics. National independent intellectual property rights.
This latest The designed alpine skiing downhill competition suit has a comprehensive drag reduction at a wind speed of 32 meters per second that is already superior to the international advanced level. In the future, the competition clothes in the Winter Olympics will further enhance the drag reduction effect.
Warm, yes General demand for winter projects. This black long coat named “Fortress” has a comprehensive thermal system that integrates windproof, waterproof, breathable, wear-resistant, multi-functional and efficient warmth. According to reports, there are two main ways to achieve “warmness”: one is to increase the fiber’s warmth retention rate, and the other is to use active heating technology to convert electric energy into heat. It can continue to work for more than 180 minutes in an environment of minus 30 degrees Celsius for comprehensive protection. human body.
Original design creates a beautiful “battle suit” for figure skaters
As figure skating and other competitive events, clothing has become an important part of the athletes’ programs. While being functional, how to express the “beauty” of a figure skater is the most important part of the costume design team.
According to the introduction, each of the figure skating costumes for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be designed according to different music themes and dances, combined with advanced customization elements, according to the athlete’s body size, personality characteristics and itself Get used to customization.
Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology Professor Liu Li, director of the National Winter Sports Apparel and Equipment Research and Development Center: We must avoid the parts with more decorations, such as the lifting part of the waist of the double skater, (decoration) must be avoided, if (competition) falls at this time More obvious decorations will be deducted points. The other is lightness. The sense of weight is particularly important for single skaters. We may have multiple doubles and they will feel uncomfortable.
Future Winter Olympics The design of the competition clothes for the figure skaters will also use traditional techniques such as printing, dyeing, weaving and embroidery to show deep cultural connotations through a unique artistic style. Tailor-made clothing requires accurate measurement of the player’s body data. The scientific research team not only performed three-dimensional scans for all members of the national team and built an ergonomic database, but also used “digital image acquisition technology” to record data on skin changes during sports, providing data support for the design of the Winter Olympic Games clothing.
The final game clothing is expected to be completed in the second half of this year
The scientific research team of the National Winter Sports Apparel and Equipment R&D Center introduced that the latest research and development results displayed at this stage are not the venue of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The final game of the game. With the approach of the Winter Olympics, the project team strives to equip the teams of the National Winter Olympics (training) team with the latest results in the second half of 2021 to help prepare for the 2022 Winter Olympics. (Xu Hu, CCTV reporter)