Closeouts. Zoot Sports Ultra SpeedZoot is engineered for unbeatable water speed and decreased resistance in non-wetsuit legal races. The swimskin design has hydrophobic ULTRArevo Gloss fabric that reduces surface drag.
Reviewed by Andrew the drowning man from Portland OR saline pool on Thursday, December 05, 2013
I'm not by any stretch of the imagination a swimmer. I'm more of a borderline drowner (6' 3.5", 191 lbs longer than wide with weight mostly in cycling boosted quads) desperately reaching for the other end of the pool (happily it's saline not chlorine). So I'm not sure that I benefit from that supposed reduction in surface drag. However, I guess that "unbeatable water speed" can't be a bad thing to get me safe to the other end. But as indicated above, it fits well (upsized to the XL as suggested elsewhere) and has gotten me back into the pool again. The back zipper is pretty straightforward to operate too with the pull-cord at just the right length. My so-called supersuit has been wet nearly five times and I mean to keep at it. It's closing in on realizing the investment given the nice closeout price I got earlier here at SierraTP.
Reviewed by Nomos from Caribbean on Wednesday, December 04, 2013
The quality of the build and materials is excellent, if you are on the fence about this particular suit or a Tri-suit in general I don't think you will be disappointed with this product especially at Sierra Trading Post's sale price. I bought primarily for open water, distance swimming in a very warm climate but where I needed to minimize the impact of marine life on my performance (eg. jelly fish). I waited to review until I had some miles in the water and I am happy with the performance. The wicking properties of the material are excellent and my movement is unrestricted. That said, my recommendation is to size up if you are near the top of the recommended size group. My only gripe has less to do with the product than my own physique in getting a good fit from this suit. I don't have enough experience with other manufacturers to know how their pattern cuts compare to Zoot, but generally I am tough to fit anyway. I am 5'8" 160lbs with a medium frame, but broader than average at the shoulders and longer than average in the torso. I'm not talking "earning a living in a cage with the Bearded Lady" disproportionate build, but enough that I can't buy a suit coat off the rack. In sum, the sizing guide recommended a medium but I went with a large and am glad I did. On my frame the suit fits firm on the chest and shoulders, snug throughout the torso, but is slightly longer than I would like on my thighs resulting in some material gather near the thigh cuffs in spite of the elastic designed into cuff. I like the suit and while the cut isn't perfect for my build, it works well and the quality is great.