The history of the sports bra: Early 20th century
The corset can be considered the OG sports bra. It was worn by equestrians and tennis players.
The history of the sports bra: 1966
Roberta Gibb runs the Boston Marathon – the first woman in history to do so – wearing her bathing suit for support.
The history of the sports bra: 1977
World, meet the jogbra. The first sports bra – originally two jockstraps sewn together – is developed.