A virtual Olympic gymnast

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson is the latest elite athlete that Nike has chosen to sponsor. At their research laboratory in Oregon, USA, Nike are using the latest technology to design a new line of clothing based on the unique way she moves as a gymnast.

In return, Shawn is hoping the sponsorship deal will give her a much needed financial boost ahead of the London Olympics and possibly even set her up for life.

The BBC's Tom Burridge was given rare access to the inner sanctum of the sporting giant's headquarters.


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