REAL LIFE INVENTOR ALERT!!!
Two jockstraps cleverly sewn together. That was how the very first sports bra was made in 1977. The product built out from this prototype, the “Jog Bra”, went on to change women’s athletics forever.
Today we’re talking to Lisa Lindhal who, together with her friends Polly and Hinda, unleashed the sports bra on the world.
The episode was produced by Freddy Chick.
The editor was Anisha Deva.
The senior producer was Charlotte Long
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