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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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5 Best Triathlon Wetsuit Clearance Deals

We are always on the lookout for the best triathlon wetsuit deals on the market.  Wetsuits are a little like clothing -- makers create inventory that they need to sell, or switch their lineup and try to get rid of the excess models.  When they do ...

Desoto Wetsuit Brand Review

DeSoto’s T1 Wetsuits are known above all else for one feature: their innovative 2-piece construction.  DeSoto is the only brand to feature a 2-piece wetsuit, and the small but passionate company claims several performance advantages to the design. ...

When is the Best Time to Buy a Wetsuit?

Late each summer, we start seeing lots of marketing of season-end triathlon gear sales.  Triathlon wetsuits, bikes, suits, and other gear seem to all have big clearance sales.  We occasionally get the question “when is the best time to buy a ...

How to Take a Wetsuit Off

Taking a wetsuit off, whether during a triathlon or after a training session, is something that can take a little practice.  Wetsuits are designed to be very snug and keep you warm in the water.  That snug fit isn’t always conducive to quick wetsuit ...

When Wetsuits are Illegal: Wetsuits in Warm Water Temps

Around July or August of each year, many popular triathlons struggle with the question of whether they should allow wetsuits or not.  We outline the recommended temps for using wetsuits in a different article, but in general water temps above 78 ...

$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 ...