Finally, a Swimming Cap for Beards Has Been Invented

Good news lumberjacks—there’s finally a way to enjoy the excitement of competitive swimming without your facial hair holding you back. The swimming cap for beards is part of a promotional effort from Virgin Trains for the Great North Swim, a massive open water event in the UK. The idea came about after a study found that many bearded athletes felt that their facial hair choice actually slowed them down in the water. Now, not only can they have faster swim times, they can also look like aquatic hipster superheroes …

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