zoom blueseventy Women's Helix Sleeveless Wetsuit 2014
Wetsuit fitting with Bevan Docherty
blueseventy Women's Helix Sleeveless Wetsuit 2014
The blueseventy Women's Helix Sleeveless Wetsuit is a technically advance wetsuit specifically designed with the female anatomy in mind. This suit has no sleeves to enable complete freedom of movement when swimming.
Top Features of the blueseventy Women's Helix Sleeveless Wetsuit 2014
- Sleeveless for movement
- Double layer chest for improved buoyancy
- Reverse Zipper
- Knee flex panels
Read the Wiggle Blog Review of the blueseventy Helix Wetsuit
BUOYANCY: The Helix tiers buoyancy 5-5-4, centralizing the core to raise the position of the hips in relation to the rest of the swimmer.
CHEST: RATING 5mm
The Helix uses two layered chest panels that naturally and anatomically accentuate the lungs in producing the optimal amount of buoyancy for the swimmer in the upper body.
TORSO: RATING 5mm + AERODOME
The torso uses a core panel of Yamamoto Aerodome material to deliver a maximal central buoyancy zone in the suit, keeping the hips high and promoting an efficient downhill swimming position.
LOWER LEGS: RATING 4mm
Research with top swimmers has shown that our 4mm Yamamoto 39 cell neoprene legs deliver the perfect blend of buoyancy without limiting drive from the kick.
VO2 CHEST CONSTRUCTION:
A Double layer sandwich construction in the chest panels improves buoyancy while promoting chest expansion. The external panel of the Helix chest is a single external 1.5mm high flex sheet, which allows the chest to naturally expand to promote more efficient respiration.
Orange A-Flex inner jersey is laminated to ultra supple 40 cell neoprene to produce an incredibly flexible suit. A-FLEX material is used in our worlds first 1mm arms, oversized 1mm arm gussets, 1.5mm TST panels, and 2mm back panel resulting in un-paralleled freedom of movement.
Torsional Stretch technology has been a standout feature of the Helix suits since the first model was released in 2005. The new Helix TST panels are further enhanced with functional design using A-FLEX material in a swim specific multidirectional layout.
Our now legendary reverse zipper not only ensures a more sure swim, and a quicker suit exit, but reduce the need for a traditionally bulky collar improving your comfort, and making it easier to sight.
KNEE FLEX PANELS:
Our 2 mm textured KNEE FLEX panels assist with knee flexion by reducing bunching behind the knee and improve functionality when you need to run to T1.
SINGLE SEAM TUBE LEGS:
Our tube construction in the lower leg, combines A FLEX material with a single seam to maximize the flexibility and promote a quick release from your suit in the transition. Liquid taping on the internal seam reinforces and allows you to cut the leg to your desired height.
Fitting your wetsuit is of great importance and should be done with care and attention. Please refer to our Guide – How to put on a wetsuit – for further information or watch the brands video guide, if available, on the video tab above.
Modern triathlon wetsuits were invented by Dan Empfield in 1987 and are customized to the needs of triathletes, they generally incorporate the following key features which differentiates them from a normal wetsuit. 1, Thinner and/or more pliable rubber near the shoulders. 2, Long zippers to facilitate quick removal during transition. In addition, tri wetsuits have a very smooth, but often fragile, surface. This slick surface helps to reduce water friction and allows a faster swim. Another advantage of a tri wetsuit is the added buoyancy that the wetsuit provides, this can provide triathletes with a considerable speed and energy saving advantage over swimming without a suit.
About the blueseventy brand
Since 1993, we’ve designed, tested, refined and crafted wetsuits and swimskins that transcend the confines of what is possible. In the process, we’ve carried world-class athletes to victory and instilled confidence in beginners. We make products that empower swimmers to achieve their personal bests. We are swimming. We are blueseventy.
|Small||147 - 160cm||4′ 10″ - 5′ 3″||49 - 55kg||108 - 121lb|
|Small/Medium||152 - 165cm||4′ 12″ - 5′ 5″||53 - 60kg||117 - 132lb|
|Medium||160 - 175cm||5′ 3″ - 5′ 9″||56 - 64kg||123 - 141lb|
|Medium/Large||167 - 180cm||5′ 6″ - 5′ 11″||63 - 70kg||139 - 154lb|
|Medium/Athena||160 - 175cm||5′ 3″ - 5′ 9″||67 - 78kg||148 - 173lb|
|Large||169 - 182cm||5′ 7″ - 5′ 12″||66 - 75kg||145 - 165lb|
|Large/Athena||169 - 182cm||5′ 7″ - 5′ 12″||75 - 86kg||165 - 190lb|
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