2012 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Goggles

  • By Julia Polloreno
  • Published Apr 17, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM UTC

5. Tyr Nest Pro $20

This goggle style was inspired by the bird’s nest-like architecture of the Beijing Olympics’ main stadium and features a crisscross design element ringing the lenses. The Nest Pro reliably creates a watertight seal without the commonly resultant raccoon-eyes effect. A highly durable silicone strap keeps the goggles firmly in place, and the wider lenses allow for expanded peripheral vision. The tinted lenses minimize the sun’s glare and protect the eyes against UV rays.

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Julia Polloreno

Julia Polloreno

Julia Polloreno is the editor at large of Triathlete magazine. A Stanford University graduate with an award-winning track record in publishing, Polloreno is a two-time Ironman finisher and has been a competitive triathlete for more than a decade.

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