Anonymous
Anonymous asked in SportsSwimming & Diving · 4 months ago

Why do swimmers shave their legs?

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  • 4 months ago
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    hair equates to drag, shaving allegedly makes them more streamlined through the water

  • Mark
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    To reduce friction.

  • 4 months ago

    why do you shave your balls?

  • 4 months ago

    I believe they do it to decrease resistance in the water. Does it? Maybe it helps.

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  • Kenny
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    The same reason those speed walkers wear those streamlined helmets .  Psychological boost . 

  • Matt
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    for less resistance and to look good

  • Makes them more aerodynamic in the water (reduces drag).

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