SKINS was started in 1996 by an aspiring Australian. He had a sports science background and a simple, bold ambition; to do all the physical stuff he could ten years ago – ski treacherous slopes, cycle all day, or endure a fiery game of soccer – and still feel bullet-proof. He started with the knowledge that increased blood circulation helps the body perform better. By wrapping his muscles in a second ‘skin’, he could accelerate blood flow and increase oxygen delivery to working muscles, improving his power, speed, stamina and recovery.
It took five years to invent and refine the very first pair of SKINS tights. It wasn’t long before athletes all over the world swore by them and still do. Today, SKINS are sought-after by discerning sports people in more than 30 countries. The benefits of SKINS have been highlighted by endless independent research, with over five studies published in peer reviewed medical journals. SKINS are also recommended and endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association and are registered as medical devices by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration.