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$75 Triathlon Wetsuits. For Real?

One of the more common questions we receive is on the low-end wetsuits available on the market.  Any quick Ebay search will yield a whole slew of wetsuits in the $50 - $100 range, much cheaper than even the entry-level wetsuits from reliable ...

More Open Water Swim Tips, From a Lifegaurd Perspective

A few weeks ago, we began posting some open water swim tips.  This list will grow over time as there are literally dozens of great tips when it comes to open water swimming and triathlon swimming. In addition to racing in triathlons, I regularly ...

TYR Triathlon Wetsuit Brand Review

The TYR brand was founded in 1985 by Steve Furniss and Joseph DiLorenzo in California. Steve Furniss is a former Olympic Bronze medal winner and was the captain of the 1976 U.S. Olympic swim team while Joseph DiLorenzo is the owner and president of ...

Four Things to Do to Your Wetsuit Before Your First Race

Whether you are dusting off a 5-year old wetsuit for another Tri season, or have purchased a new one that just arrived in the mail, there are four things every racer should do to thier wetsuit prior to a new season.  Following these simple steps ...

Xterra Volt Wetsuit Review

The Volt from Xterra is an absolute steal at an MSRP of $99, which is not much more than what you can rent a wetsuit for these days. The Volt is a sleeveless suit that debuted in 2010 and has quickly become a favorite of triathletes looking for ...