"Steffen, 25, said breaking the record was a lifetime dream along with
winning Olympic gold, which she has already done twice. But she said
the new kinds of suit were ruining the sport.
She said she tried the ‘hydrofoil’ model only a week ago. “I thought,
this was not possible,” she said. “This is the craziest thing I have
ever worn. You lie on top of the water, don’t die in the last metres,
you have no pain.”