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3D printed paddle
3D printed paddle
Final product being used
Final product being used
Final product of paddle with wrist strap and finger straps
Final product of paddle with wrist strap and finger straps
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The need for a new different style of swim paddles is the average person’s fitness in Australia seven out of 10 Australian men are overweight or obese, one in two women are either overweight or obese, and one in four children are overweight or obese, suggesting a need for a functional easily accessible product that can help decrease those numbers. With an estimation of 60% of Australian adults doing less than 30 min of moderate physical activity per day. Swimming with the paddles for an average of even 30 min can help Australian adults get an all-over body workout, toned muscles, increased strength and helping to maintain a healthy heart and lungs. The paddles can not only provide those health benefits to an average person but could also save their life if ever in danger in open waters, there is an average of 291 drowning deaths in aquatic locations in Australia per year, if the paddles can help make people stronger swimmers, they can possible save their own life or someone else’s in t

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