See Lunocet’s dolphin-like prosthetics in motion

Posted by on July 27th, 2010 in cyborging, prosthetics, wearable

We’ve mentioned Lunocet’s dolphin-like prosthetics for swimming before, but this is the first video I’ve seen of them in motion:

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They’re now saying “the tails – attachable to human feet for dolphin-kick swimming – help users attain speeds twice as fast as the swiftest Olympic swimmer.”

They sure look better than those jumping stilts. And free diving is fun.

via Warren Ellis

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3 Responses to “See Lunocet’s dolphin-like prosthetics in motion”

  1. actually this has been in existence for decades, there are world championships and all that, just google for monofin

    most probably the traditional ones are faster

  2. adding to confused shark bites since….

  3. @ogopogo – thanks, I was totally ignorant of this sport.