Hamish Jolly

A shark-deterrent wetsuit (and it's not what you think)

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Hamish Jolly, an ocean swimmer in Australia, wanted a wetsuit that would deter a curious shark from mistaking him for a potential source of nourishment. (Which, statistically, is rare, but certainly a fate worth avoiding.) Working with a team of scientists, he and his friends came up with a fresh approach — not a shark cage, not a suit of chain-mail, but a sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision.

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Hamish Jolly · Inventor, ocean swimmer

Hamish Jolly brings his entrepreneurial eye to the rare but viscerally terrifying issue of shark attacks.

Hamish Jolly brings his entrepreneurial eye to the rare but viscerally terrifying issue of shark attacks.