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Open Water Swimming

How To Put On A Wetsuit

Getting your wetsuit on correctly is the first step to a great swim. BlueSeventy put together these helpful tips to give you the competitive edge in the pool and on race day. Read on or watch the video for detailed instructions:

1. Legs

Pull legs over feet and ankles, working up the legs in sections.


2. Adjusting Legs

Starting below knees, work suit upwards in sections, front and back.


3. Over Hips

When suit is high in crotch, pull over hips, front, and back.


4. Arms & Body

Pull wetsuit up body. Take time to work each sleeve upwards in sections.


5. Adjusting

Work arms upwards until they bunch on shoulders. Work body of wetsuit upwards. Close collar and join zip.


6. Collar & Zip

Close zip. Internal collar flap must be flat on neck. Ensure Velcro tab cannot rub neck.


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