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Zoot infused the Wave 1 with a lot of perks for an entry-level suit. It has a great buoyancy profile, with extra thickness in the pelvis for easier sighting that creates a high and neutral body position. Warm and durable, it still features decent flexibility in the shoulders. Bonus points for having style and flair—and the changing-area transition mat that comes with it feels like a welcoming mat to the sport. If you’re a big kicker, you might find the thicker neo in the pelvis a little restrictive, but other than that this is an excellent introductory wetsuit that’ll grow with you into the sport.