Orca Equip Women's Swimming Wetsuit for Triathlon & Open Water Swimming Info
The NEW 2020 Women's Orca Equip Triathlon Swimming Wetsuit has been designed for optimum flexibility without having to compromise your position in the water, lending this suit perfectly to natural swimmers. Flexibility in the water is also transferred to land when you need to quickly peel off this suit in transition.
Utilising Yamamoto 39 technology and the most stretchable lining on the market, ensures just the right amount of buoyancy has been provided for this type of 'natural' swimmer without raising the lower body so much that you kick out of the water. The result is an unrivalled feeling of freedom.
The composition of the Orca Equip features Yamamoto 39cell neoprene which is extremely flexible and durable. The elongation percentage of this material is rated at 513 combined with its hydrophobic properties ensures that the suit will stretch to wherever you want it to, leaving you to concentrate on your stroke.
The Orca Equip is the ideal swimming wetsuit if you consider yourself a fairly regular swimmer or possibly had a swimming background and you are looking for a swimming wetsuit to provide you with maximum flexibility, a second skin, that let's you develop your skill, without having to change your technique. You've probably determined that you have good overall technique and generally maintain a good hydrodynamic, body position and so requiring less buoyancy and some thermal protection. For a 'natural' swimmer the Women's Orca Equip should encompass all your requirements.
Orca Equip Women's Swimming Wetsuit for Triathlon & Open Water Swimming Features
- FLEXIBILITY: The Equip now features 1.5mm arms and shoulders and with the superior InfinitySkin lining this suit now achieves a range of motion and flexibility previously associated only with intermediate level wetsuits.
- BUOYANCY: An even further enlarged 4mm SCS 39cell Yamamoto front panel extending from chest to below the knee, paired with a 4mm lower back panel provides buoyancy and refines body positioning in the water.
- SPEED: A front body of fully SCS-coated 39cell Yamamoto neoprene reduces friction while you swim, with the result being you go faster! A larger jersey panel at the back of the legs makes this suit super quick to get off in transition, saving you time where it counts.
- COMFORT: refined panel construction with less seams now means greater stretch and comfort has been acheived in this Equip wetsuit.
- YAMAMOTO: The Yamamoto Corporation is the world’s main supplier of high performance neoprene. Its seal represents quality, technology and innovation. Yamamoto 39cell is an extremely flexible neoprene which supports an uninhibited natural swimming motion. 39cell extends to a 513% elongation rate, meaning this material is sure to move with you. Added benefits of zero water absorption and zero weight variation can mean only one thing: more speed. A fine balance between buoyancy and flexibility, 39cell is a durable material which will stand the test of time and distance, representing the best neoprene available in it’s class.
- SUPER COMPOSITE SKIN (SCS): is the leading triathlon wetsuit lining because of its capacity to reduce friction and to provide the best possible hydrodynamics. Orca uses the most innovative version of Nano SCS, developed by the Yamamoto company, to ensure top speed in the water. The friction coefficient in the water of Orca’s Nano SCS is 0.026, as compared to an average of 4.0 for the other wetsuits.
- HYDROLITE: HydroLite panels help the wetsuit come off easier, for faster transitions. This technology, combined with the SCS coating, helps the water slide off your wetsuit, without permeating it, considerably improving your hydrodynamics.
- INFINITY SKIN: Inner Infinity Skin lining provides the feeling of absolute freedom. Designed based on a high-elasticity nylon that incorporates bamboo fibres, this technology is applied to the lining of our wetsuits to offer you greater flexibility with each stroke. This cloth maintains body heat longer, reduces body odor and the appearance of bacteria in your wetsuit. It is also made from natural eco-friendly materials to prevent the appearance of skin irritation and care for the environment.
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Perhaps one of the world's most recognised triathlon brand's Orca has a track record of over 20 years as a leading triathlon sports apparel brand. Just as the triathlon embodies endurance, stamina and versatility, so does every piece in the Orca collection.
Orca have worked tirelessly over the past two decades to evolve, innovate and perform with their athletes. Today, Orca is recognized as the preferred brand amongst new entrant and professional triathletes around the globe.
Orca began in 1992, when founder, former triathlon champion Scott Unsworth set up Performance Speedsuits Ltd in his native New Zealand, spurred by a passion to create better, faster wetsuits than those on the market.