XTERRA Vengeance Sleeveless

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The Draw: Neutral Buoyancy for Good Swimmers

If you’re looking for a wetsuit to gently float you in the water without picking up your hips or otherwise altering your stroke, the Vengeance is worth a gander. We found the neckline comfortable and effective at keeping water from trickling in. It’ll be important to test this suit out to make sure the arm openings work for your build—some athletes may find the tops of the shoulders a bit restrictive, and the arm openings can pinch lats. XTERRA suits come with one of the best warranties in the biz, though: A 30-day money-back guarantee means if you don’t love it, you can try again. And with nine sizes to choose from, it’s easy to find a perfect fit. Bonus: It’s lightening-fast off in transition.


Review by Erin Beresini