When it comes to the Winter Olympics, the difference between winning a medal or not can come down to mere inches or seconds, meaning athletes are always looking to gain an edge wherever possible.
While talent and skill are certainly most important, advantages can also come from what athletes wear during the competition, specifically how they are made and what they are made out of.
WKYC's Will Ujek took a closer look into just what goes into the perfect Olympic suit.
PHOTOS | WKYC's Will Ujek at the 2018 Winter Olympics
(Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)
PyeongChang at night. (Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)
The Red Gerard fan club. (Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)
Red Gerard is the first athlete born in the 2000s to win a medal at any Winter Olympics. (Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)
It's so cold in PyeongChang that mothers are carrying their children around in portable saunas. (Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)
Gold medalist and Rocky River native Red Gerard. (Photo: WKYC)
So that's how it's done... (Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)
The Hongje Pizzetta at Budnamu Brewery, which they say is “nuclear”—depicted by this photo—has Kimchi and bacon with oven baked onions, spring onion and mozzarella cheese. (Photo: Will Ujek, WKYC)