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One of the best things that happens every Olympics is the trickle-down of all the new performance-enhancing gear that hits the market.

And after spending the past four years in the lab with the world’s greatest athletes, most of it ends up becoming available to the public. Which is great, should you be planning on any recreational alpinism in the near future—or looking for a little competitive edge at the annual company ski retreat. (This year, you’re going to crush the three-legged biathlon.)

So we’ve assembled the skis, parkas, precision rifles and other new gear designed to give mere mortals an Olympian edge…»
 

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