First Current Sports Activities Bra Turns 40 : Pictures

Try as they might, the women couldn’t figure out how to make a bra that could stop the painful bounce.
“I couldn’t play without my cleats, and I wouldn’t and couldn’t play without my sports bra.
“The sports bra may be the unsung hero in the rise of women in sports, quietly claiming its place under a T-shirt.
Two decades later, at the 1999 World Cup, the sports bra got its moment in the sun.
Then, filled with emotion, Chastain pulled off her shirt in celebration, revealing a simple black sports bra.

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