Swim Faster With a Wetsuit
“A wetsuit should make you go roughly 10 to 20 seconds faster per 100 meters,” says Jake McLaughlin, Aqua Sphere Triathlon Specialist. “Even the fastest swimmers will choose to wear a wetsuit given the option.” That’s because wetsuits improve buoyancy, and many are coated with slick silicone to help vastly decrease drag. Tip: Try cutting an inch or two off of the legs so you can peel it off more easily to get out of the transition area faster.
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