The never ending wave - Kai Lenny
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
Kai Lenny - a true waterman. Kai learnt to surf at the age of 4, he has been windsurfing since he was just 6 and kitesurfing by the age of 9! He is 9 times world stand up paddle champion and a world kitesurfing champion, not to mention his countless big wave surfing accolades that he has under his belt. I think it's safe to say that Kai is one of the world's greatest multi-board athletes and boardsport pioneers. Hydorofoiling is just another one to add to the list for Kai. Never heard of a hydrofoil? It's a foil that sits just under the surface of the water which, in this case, is attached to ..read more
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Freediving Offers Hope to Recovering Troops
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
  This ANZAC Day we’re putting our experience with freediving to the test and standing with our troops as they reinvent their lives away from the frontline. To explore the benefits of freediving, we have teamed up with Mates4Mates.org to provide them with diving equipment, as a way of giving our theory a fair go!   ..read more
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Fact or Fiction: Chlorine Resistant Wetsuits
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
IT'S A FACT - There are Chlorine Resistant wetsuits specifically designed to resist harmful Chlorine chemicals. Mirage The Mirage range of  Chlorine Resistant Springsuits are just one example of suits which can be taken into Chlorinated water. These springsuits are made out of 2mm 'Chlorine Resistant' Neoprene and allows for maximum movement at key areas around the body. The Neoprene fabrics and glues used in the garment are Chlorine Resistant specifically to increase durability - take this diverse Springsuit from the Ocean straight into Chlorinated Swimming Pools, no problem! This is a g ..read more
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Wetsuit Stitching: There seams to be more to it.
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
Wetsuit Seams and their stitching are often overlooked but certainly the most important aspect of a surfing wetsuit is the seam as it's the major factor in warmth, stretch and comfort: the three main types being Flatlock, Glued and Blindstitch [GBS] and Taped/Welded.  This blog is set to give you all the relevant wetsuit stitch and seam information for you to make an informed decision. The neoprene itself is definitely the main element to a wetsuit and it's quality is measured by the level of stretch. The variation between neoprene types has an affect on everything but in terms of wa ..read more
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The Ultimate Guide to Surf Wetsuits
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by Kelly Pack
1y ago
When purchasing a surfing wetsuit there’s ample choice in cut, design, style and brand, so if you don’t know what you’re looking for it can be hard to choose the right one. There are a few things you’ll need to take into consideration when buying a new surfing wettie, whether you’re just getting started or you’re an experienced surfer. Wetsuit Size The first and maybe most important factor you’ll need to consider for your suit is size. Wetsuit sizing will vary from brand to brand so it’s important you reference the size chart for the relevant brand you’re looking at, or better yet, head in sto ..read more
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Triathlon Race Suits - What's The Difference?
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
There are many different triathlon race suits and swimming wetsuits on the market but which one is for you? Let's start at what type of racing you do because Triathlon is split into a few different distances of racing. For most of us we start at the Sprint Distance Triathlons. This consists of a 400m Swim / 14km Bike / 4Km Run. There are many of these races around the country that will put on this distance race (Some have beginner triathlons which are shorter than this). Next, we have Olympic Distance Triathlons these are distances of 1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10Km Run. Here we move into longer ..read more
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How To Choose The Right Swimming Wetsuit?
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
Swimming Wetsuit Guide If you’re new to open water swimming, chances are you may have already asked the million-dollar question—how to choose the right swimming wetsuit? If you’re thinking about buying a wetsuit, it’s important to find one that not only fits you best but one that can also support you whilst you’re swimming without causing any friction or without slowing you down. Whilst there’s a wide range of wetsuit options you can find on the market, we’ve prepared a list of the essential things you need to know before you make your decision: Why should I buy a swimming wetsuit? Swimming we ..read more
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Rip Curl's Winter Dawn Patrol Steamers Review - Mens & Womens Wetsuits
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by Jacob Lambert
1y ago
Rip Curl's Dawn Patrol wetsuit series has been a staple of the performance wetsuit market for over a decade by balancing high-performance features and durability and the current Dawn Patrol range is stronger than ever as it utilises their market leading E5 neoprene, E5 Flash Lining and is 75% E5 taped.   Shop Dawn Patrol Wetsuits Here Flash Bomb or Dawn Patrol? At the time Rip Curl launched the Dawn Patrol range, they offered the F-Bomb [now Flashbomb Series] and E-Bomb suits as their two top tier wetsuits.  During this era the Dawn Patrol came in under those two ..read more
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Enth Degree - Technical Thermals and Water wear
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
Enth Degree Thermals are the most technically developed range of thermal water-wear in the world, catering for all forms of water sport from diving, surfing and swimming to canyoning, kayaking, canoeing and adventure racing. These hardy yet lightweight thermals can be utilised in all aspects of outdoor, water and adventure activities and are one of the most well considered ranges out there today.   View the Enth Degree Thermals range.     Wetsuit Warehouse have decided to range all 3 of Enth Degree's technical materials.  Over the years they have developed a ..read more
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August is Coming - Prepare yourself for Australia's coldest water temperatures.
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by Wetsuit Warehouse
1y ago
It's easy to assume that when it's cold outside, it's equally cold on the water but in Australia this is not the case and on average the coldest water temperatures, aka wetsuit season, are mid to late August! In this blog we look at the key contributing factors to deviation in surface water temperatures with the hope of making it somewhat simpler to find the right wetsuit for you. The diversity and disparity of surface water and atmospheric temperatures are mostly due to ocean currents, the Coriolis affect and phenomena such as Cold Core Eddies and Ekman Transport, also referred to as Col ..read more
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