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Profile Design Marlin Triathlon Wetsuit Review

Over the summer we had the benefit of competing in the Profile Design Marlin Full Sleeve Triathlon Wetsuit. And we loved it. We felt like fish and we swam like fish. And we finished fast. Put a Profile Design Marlin on and we guarantee that you will ...

What the New USAT Wetsuit Thickness Rule Means to You

As of January 1, 2013, the USA Triathlon governing body (USAT) has a new wetsuit rule for all USAT-sanctioned races.  If you are a triathlete or race director, it will be important to understand how this new rule affects you. The new rule is ...

New in Triathlon Wetusits for 2013

Every year, we see gradual improvement in wetsuit technology.  Every once in a while, though, there is a rule change that affects the triathlon world, and 2013 is one of those years.  Late last year, USA Triathlon announced a new rule that restricts ...

Improving Your Tri Swim Technique in the Offseason

Winter is a slower time of year for many triathletes.  The A races are either five months behind us or seven months ahead of us, depending on how you look at things.  If you live in a Northern climate, you are adjusting to snow-filled running trails ...

Rotator Cuff Injury From Swimming

Swimming is a notoriously good sport when it comes to preventing injuries.  Compared to running, and the impact that it places on your joints, swimming is a low-impact, high-cardio sport that generally allows an athlete to not worry much about ...

Pearl Izumi Select Jersey Review

Pearl Izumi (technically spelled iZUMi) has been cranking out some of the best triathlon clothing – and overall workout gear in recent years. While we often write about Pearl Izumi’s triathlon suits or tri shorts, which we are fans of, we also ...

What Do You Wear Under a Wetsuit?

For triathletes focused on their first open water swim, many questions often exist.  What should be the swim strategy?  How do you handle choppy water or difficult crowds?  What is transition 1 like?  Sometimes, even the more basic questions need to ...

Shimano RS80 Wheelset Review

Shimano’s RS80 line of carbon wheel is part of its Road Sport category, and represents Shimano’s Ultegra componentry.  The RS80 with the C24 profile can usually be found for around $800, and a set of RS80’s with the more aerodynamic C50 profile ...

Zoot Prophet Wetsuit Review

The Zoot Prophet at a list price of $650 (but you can get it for as low as $520 through us) is the top-of-the-line wetsuit from Zoot, a trusted maker of high-quality triathlon and compression gear.  We have long held Zoot in high regard, and the new ...

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