Marvel made some truly heroic suits for the U.S. Olympic ski team


Members of the U.S. Olympic ski team have some iconic costumes to help them on their path to victory at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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They’ve always been heroes, but now they’re superheroes!

Thanks to a partnership with Disney’s Marvel property, the athletes have been kitted out in outfits based on famous Marvel superheroes like Captain Marvel and Captain America. And, as you can see for yourself, they look pretty heroic.

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Here’s Lindsey Vonn rocking a Captain America suit:

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And here’s Laurenne Ross in her Captain Marvel get-up:

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And here’s Mikaela Shiffrin wearing the same thing:

The suits are a collaboration between Spyder, the official apparel provider for the United States Ski Team through 2020, and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media.

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“We’re thrilled to be working with Marvel in bringing their superheroes to life with the U.S. Ski Team and beyond,” said Brady Collings, vice president of marketing for Spyder, per The Mary Sue. “Given Marvel’s inspirational impact around the world, we have an extraordinary opportunity to celebrate the U.S. Ski Team as well as our ambassadors in a broad-reaching way.”

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“Avengers: Infinity War” is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 4, 2018, in IMAX and 3D. The sequel is scheduled to be released May 3, 2019.


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