Training Day

As the world readies for the Olympics, high-performance gear squares off with high fashion in a collision of mesh, python, neoprene, and shearling. Let the games begin.

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    Peak Performance

    Model: Linda Vojtova
    Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
    Discovered: At a summer modeling camp when I was 14.
    Oddest thing I've worn on a shoot: Cleaning sponges as earrings.
    Websites I check daily: Perez Hilton, Fashion Gone Rogue, and
    Hidden talent: I can knit pretty much anything.

    Pretty Padding Vest, price upon request, Balmain; top, $1,337, Marios Schwab; swimsuit, $800, Hervé Léger by Max Azria; swim cap (worn throughout), $14.95, Neo Sport; goggles, $19.99, Speedo; ring, $130, Alexis Bittar; watch, $2,590, Alpina Genève. On lips: YSL Volupté Sheer Candy in No6.

    Txema Yeste
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