Orca Neoprene Cap
Orca Neoprene Cap
- 100% Neoprene
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|Black||Small / Med||
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|Black||Large / X-Large|
|Black / Lime Green||Large / X-Large|
|Black / Lime Green||Small / Med|
The Orca Swim Cap Neoprene is designed to provide thermal protection for use in colder than usual water. The streamlined fit and smoothskin neoprene construction ensure optimum comfort & performance. The swim cap features a new "sonar print" & Orca logo.
Top Features of the Orca Neoprene Cap
- Neoprene thermal protection
- Bright colour option for visibility
- Snug fit secure when worn
- Orca logo
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 Orca brand
Whilst working as a swim coach, and from his first hand experience in competing in triathlon, Scott Unsworth realised that the wetsuits used at the time were completely inadequate for swimming. In 1992 Scott started up a company called Performance Speedsuits Ltd, based out of his parent's house in Auckland, New Zealand. He began to develop his "Speedsuits", which featured greater flexibility and buoyancy than other existing wetsuits. The business started with Scott selling his Speedsuits from the back of his car at swim meets and triathlon events. The Speedsuits quickly gained a following amongst athletes and the business started to grow. Scott was taking his first steps towards introducing what would become Orca, to the world. A young New Zealand triathlete named Hamish Carter became one of the first athletes to sign up with the company that is now Orca. Over the next 13 years Hamish Carter went on to become one of the best known triathletes in the world - culminating in a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
|Sizing Guide For Orca Men's Wetsuits|
|Body Type||Extra Small-Small||Small||Medium||Medium-Tall||Medium-Large||Large-Tall||Large-Broad Chest||Extra Large-Broad Chest||Extra Extra Large-Broad Chest|
|Sizing Guide For Orca Women's Wetsuits|
|Body Type||Extra Small-Small||Small-Medium||Medium||Large|
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