Will a Triathlon Wetsuit Make Me Go Faster?


Q: Will A triathlon wetsuit make me go faster?

A: Yes, a triathlon wetsuit is buoyant, repels water and reduces drag, which combined lead to a faster position in the water and greater energy efficiency. On an Olympic distance triathlon you can save ~3-5 minutes on your swim, or approximately a 10% reduction in swim time.


Other questions about triathlon wetsuits:

Q: Where can I find triathlon wetsuits on sale?

Q: How should triathlon wetsuits fit?

Q: Are SCUBA and triathlon wetsuits the same?

Q:Do I need to wear a triathlon wetsuit?