Considering they’ve been training to compete in the inaugural Olympic edition of the Big Air event at PyeongChang in 2018, we’d say the members of the U.S. Snowboard team know a thing or two about taking giant leaps.
Now, thanks to the design team at Burton, they’ve got the NASA-inspired uniforms to match.
Crafted from a custom material that was developed by “infusing a lightweight aluminum-coated fabric typically used for audio equipment with highly technical properties ideal for snowboarding in any weather condition,” Team USA’s new waterproof uniforms can deflect light and sound.
The silvery space jackets, pants,
A stickler for sticking landings as well as details, Burton even outfitted the interior of the line’s jacket with Korean translations of phrases like “Do you speak English?” and “Wish me luck.”
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“The 2018 theme is also a heavy nod to
You can’t get the full collection unless you make the team, but some pieces are for sale here.
Bronze and silver are fine, but they probably match best with gold.