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    Designs for olympic skiers' racing suits in the 2002 winter Olympics.
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Winter Olympics Uniforms

Canadian athlete at Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City 2002
Descente felt the Winter Olympics, an event happening only once every 4 years, would be the perfect opportunity to showcase not only their renowned technology but also an innovative approach to the design of high-performance sportswear. They wanted to look outside the existing notions of sportswear design and knew they needed the fresh input of someone outside of the conventional fashion and sportswear design worlds. Descente’s goal was to find a design firm to bring power, intelligence and grace to sportswear design.

Eiko Ishioka and Rafael Esquer teamed up to produce one of the most celebrated Olympics suits in history. The collection positioned the client as the leader in sportswear design and manufacturing. The designs are part of the Olympic Museum collection.
Spanish athlete at Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City 2002

Cross-country skiing suit, Japan
Alpine skiing suit, Canada
Alpine skiing suit, Spain 
Warm-up gear design
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