Tagged: 3d printing and olympics

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Fencer takes on the Paralympics with a 3D Printed Brace

This year at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Poļina Rožkova is representing Latvia for wheelchair fencing competition this week. Poļina is competing in the competition with the aid of a 3D printed back brace by Stratasys reseller, Baltic3D. The support is a custom fit created especially for Rožkova using a 3D scan of...

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Nike Used 3D Printing To Create Shoes for Olympic Champion

On August 12th, when Olympic Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce takes to the track in Rio de Janeiro for the women’s 100m preliminaries, she will wear a revolutionary running shoe from Nike that owes a lot to 3D printing. According to the sportswear giant, the Zoom Superfly Elite shoe that will be...

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