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open water swimming, sleeveless wetsuits, thermal, triathlon, wetsuits -

When it comes to selecting the best wetsuit for swimming one can easily be overwhelmed with all the options out there. blueseventy alone has 8 gender specific models! Add in different brands and styles and the choice becomes even more complex. Let’s explore the topic and help you decide on the best wetsuit for you and your goals in the water. There are several key factors to take into account when buying your first open water wetsuit: Competitiveness Budget Frequency of Use Swim Distance Water Temperature Swimming Background / Skill Level When to Choose a Sleeveless Suit All wetsuits are not...

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cold water swimming, escape from alcatraz, Interview, races, racing, Sarah Haskins, thermal, triathlon -

Sarah Haskins is racing at the top of her profession lately. Since the first weekend in June, the professional triathlete, Olympian, wife and mother has won the Escape from Alcatraz, the Philadelphia Escape and the New York City Triathlons, the latest being her 50th career win. All this, among other great race performances, just 15 months after giving birth to her second child.  Alcatraz is easily one of the most formidable swims in the sport. The bitter cold, the incredibly strong current, difficulty in sighting due to the chop and fog, not to mention athletes begin the race by jumping...

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food, nutrition, training, triathlon -

What does it take to keep a body healthy to train 35 hours a week? The answer: a lot of nourishing food! We asked blueseventy sponsored athletes Laurel and Bec Wassner, founders of the blog Athlete Food, to talk about the foods that power their training and podium performances. Home is in New York City for the twins, but racing professionally as triathletes take them all over the world. Athlete Food documents journeys to the starting line, travels to race destinations, and the constant search for healthy food on the road and at home. Early Morning Workout Tropical Fruit Overnight Oats // Recipe...

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Helix, IRONMAN, IRONMAN World Championships, Lionel Sanders, sponsorship, triathlon -

We're very excited to announce a partnership with ITU long distance world champion and IRONMAN champion, Lionel Sanders of Canada. Sanders was second in Kona last year and is one of the most consistent and exciting long-distance athletes in the world. First and foremost, I've tested a lot of wetsuits. A LOT of wetsuits. The blueseventy HELIX tested fastest among all that were tested by me, personally.  Additionally, once I got to know the people behind the company and what they stand for, it really resonated well with me and the partnership was very natural. I’m looking forward to a fast...

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cold water swimming, open water swimming, product development, thermal, thermal reaction, triathlon -

We’ve pushed the limits of cold water swimming with our THERMAL line of gear and the first ever THERMAL wetsuit two years ago. For 2018, we’re pleased to introduce the THERMAL Reaction to our wetsuit line-up. Fully lined with our mid-weight zirconium jersey for enhanced protection in frigid temperatures, it has all the warmth of the previous version, at a more affordable price. DIVE IN

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