Outer garment suitable for athletic activities

  • US 5,138,717 A
  • Filed: 05/31/1991
  • Issued: 08/18/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/31/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A garment suitable for wear during athletic activities comprising:

  • a) an outer shell formed of a material having sufficient porosity to allow perspiration vapor from the body of the wearer to escape therethrough,b) said shell comprising a first front panel, a second front panel, a back secured to said first and second panels and extending therebetween, and a pair of sleeves,c) each sleeve including a first and a second end, the first end being secured between one of said front panels and said back, the second end being a free end that hangs from said shell,d) a cylinder of waterproof material secured to the free end of each sleeve,e) a wristlet situated within said cylinder at the free end of each sleeve,f) the improvement comprising a gusset that is fastened between the free end of said cylinder and the inner end of said wristlet, andg) said gusset being turned inside out to permit unfettered travel as said wristlet move relative to said cylinder when the wearer of the garment moves his arms.

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