February 14th, 2014
09:49 PM ET

U.S. Speedskating team claim Under Armour suits slowed them down in Sochi

Are America's struggling speed skaters the victims of a wardrobe malfunction or just sore losers?

This is a team that won four medals during the Vancouver games, but this time around in Sochi, they've failed to reach the podium.

In fact, no skater has finished better than 7th place.

US Speedskating Team Reportedly Slowed Down by Under Armour Uniforms in Sochi

According to reports, the squad is blaming their poor performance on the design of their Under Armour suits.

They claim the vents on the back of the suit are creating a drag and slowing them down.

But is that really the case or is Team U.S.A. making excuses for a poor performance?

Mediaite's Joe Concha is OutFront.

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