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Nike unveils U.S. Olympic Team apparel

Dec 20, 2013, 1:34 PM EDT

Nike released its 2014 Olympic apparel, clothing Americans will wear at podium ceremonies in February, on Friday.

Some of the highlights include hidden elements such as the words “Land of the Free” and “Home of the Brave” embroidered in jacket hand pockets (see picture below) and an unspecified nod to 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks’ “This is Your Moment” speech.

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List of athletes nominated to U.S. Olympic Team

  1. Voices in the Rain - Dec 20, 2013 at 8:23 PM

    just sayin…maybe we should have had them made in China

    • Voices in the Rain - Dec 20, 2013 at 8:35 PM

      They are really not that bad….but I don’t know. Maybe I am just old. They seem a little minimalist. Ever see the yacht commissioned for Steve Jobs.

      • Voices in the Rain - Dec 20, 2013 at 8:36 PM

        And maybe a good idea would just be to replace the stars and strips with a swish.

  2. swu32733 - Dec 20, 2013 at 8:56 PM

    Chinese underwear with a swoosh. Why is everything Nike? We do have other sportswear makers in this country.

  3. doctorrustbelt - Dec 21, 2013 at 12:07 AM

    I am Pro-Nike AND Anti-Nike… but… I’d wear one of those jackets.

    Even though…. they are SILVER.

    • doctorrustbelt - Dec 21, 2013 at 12:23 AM

      Too bad those jackets are goose down.

      I will wear goose down if I am high in Alaska (or winter), Karakorum, Himalaya, Arctic, or Antarctic.

      Goose down loses it’s loft when wet.

      Sochi forecast for Sunday Dec. 22nd – 48 F and 50% chance of rain

      I know it’s months away…. but…. it is possible that U.S. athletes could be forced to wear this down crap in a cold, wet opening ceremony.

      • lctp72 - Jan 16, 2014 at 9:07 PM

        These clothes are for receiving medals during podium ceremonies. For the opening or closing ceremonies, the apparel is designed by Ralph Lauren.

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