De Soto T1 First Wave BibjohnItem #: DES13008 Usually ships the next business day
Price: $390 - $440
How much would you expect to pay for a custom-fitted wetsuit? $500? $1,000? $5,000? Not anymore! De Soto offers you the best fitting wetsuit by letting you customize the fit with their separate tops and bottoms. The De Soto T1 First Wave Bibjohn is the pinnacle of their wetsuit bottoms, featuring a 4-way stretch Nylon Lycra lining to minimize chafing; seams that are both glued and blind-stitched, making them stronger than the rubber itself; and elliptical leg openings for faster and easier removal. Pair it with the De Soto T1 First Wave Pullover and you’re ready for your fastest and most comfortable swim.
Stretchy 5mm thickness to the hips floats the legs and hips more than any other wetsuit
3mm Bib straps go over the trapezius (base of neck), so no limited reach, no tired shoulders, and faster swim times
GreenGoma #9 Rubber with Super Composite Skin rubber makes the First Wave the warmest, fastest, most durable, flexible, and buoyant, and the most comfortable wetsuit in the world today
Chlorine resistant treatment, but not recommend for repeated use in chlorinated water
Elliptical leg openings for faster and easier removal, longer seam tape for self-customizing leg length, and lower profile Bibjohn straps with soft Lycra trim
Lined with 4-way stretch Nylon Lycra to minimize chafing.
|Size||Height(in)||Weight(lbs)||Male Chest(in)||Male Waist(in)||Male Hips(in)||Female Bust(in)||Female Waist(in)||Female Hips(in)|
|1||4'9"-5'3"||90-105||29-31||27 or less||33 or less||28-31||26 or less||34 or less|
|2||5'2"-5'6"||105-125||30-33||29 or less||35 or less||30-33||28 or less||36 or less|
|3||5'4"-5'8"||125-150||33-37||31 or less||37 or less||32-37||30 or less||38 or less|
|4||5'7"-5'10"||150-165||37-43||34 or less||39 or less||37-42||33 or less||40 or less|
|5||5'9"-6'4"||165-190||43-45||36 or less||43 or less||42-45||36 or less||42 or less|
|6||6'0"-6'6"||190-220||45-48||40 or less||47 or less||44-46||40 or less||44 or less|
I would recommend this item to a friend.
July 25, 2015
This is my second wetsuit. I had an entry level Orca fro the first 4 years of doing tris and decided to make a capitol improvement in my swim this year. I love the fact that the top and bottom can be got in different sizes. If you have "runners legs" and "swimmers shoulders" you can get a size 4 bottom and a size 5 top, OR if you have cyclist legs and a runner upper body you can get a size 4 top and size 5 bottom. The green goma is a definite improvement over the standard rubber. Better flexibility and mobility. It also seems to have better flotation. Have no fear about it being 2 pieces, transitions are just as fast or faster once you get the hang of it.
Pros:You can get a suit in 2 different sizes. Great fit and flexibility. Awesome company with great warranty, customer service and people who stand behind the product.
Cons:A little pricey BUT I believe that it is well worth the $$$
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