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Beach Life Part 3: The Speedo

Is the Speedo back? It was the suit of choice for these swimmers at a 1987 swim meet at the University of Toronto (Hy Crutchett/Wikimedia Commons)
Have you ever wondered why women's swimwear is getting skimpier while men's suits seem to be frozen in length with the long board shorts?

Today in our Beach Life series, we'll shine the light on Speedos.

Daybreak's Christina Low took a walk to Kelowna's beaches to find out who's wearing them and who's not.

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Did you know...
     - A theme park in Straffordshire, England has a ban on speedos to prevent embarrasment to other members of the public.
     - The speedo was banned in Cape May, New Jersey for 30 years. Homophobic officials were concerned gay men were wearing them to attract partners. That ban was lifted in 2005.

Other entries in our Beach Life series:
- Beach Life Part 1: Little ships ahoy!
- Beach Life Part 2: Jacob's castle

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