VIDEO: A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon Wetsuits - Part 1

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In this first part of six series, I will discuss:

  • What is a triathlon wetsuit?
  • Different wetsuit styles
  • Wetsuit rules and regulations for triathlon races
  • Do you NEED a wetsuit?
  • Criteria for selecting the wetsuits for these reviews
  • Wetsuit improvements
  • Wetsuit care and fit

In the following video reviews, parts 2-6, I will individually review the following wetsuits:

  • DeSoto Black Pearl BibJohn/Pullover
  • NeoSport Sprint
  • F2R Sockeye Full
  • Promotion Fluid Drive 

Ontherun is a father of two and loving husband who competes in triathlons in the Clydesdale- 35-40 AG category. He has been racing with the Beginner Triathlete community since 2004. He has numerous sprint and Olympic races completed. In endurance sports, he is currently most proud of his finishes in the 2007 Mooseman 1/2 Iron distance triathlon and the 2006 Baystate Marathon. As a solid middle to back of the pack finisher, racing is a lifestyle choice and a true passion. You may contact him at Ontherun@beginnertriathlete.com
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date: September 3, 2008

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Ontherun

Father of two, devoted husband, Clydesdale, hope to become just an age grouper someday. Competing in the 40-44 bracket this year. Have done a 1/2 Ironman tri, a marathon and a bunch of sprint and oly distance races. Member of BT since 12-1-03

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Father of two, devoted husband, Clydesdale, hope to become just an age grouper someday. Competing in the 40-44 bracket this year. Have done a 1/2 Ironman tri, a marathon and a bunch of sprint and oly distance races. Member of BT since 12-1-03

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