8 Triathlon Racing Kits From The 2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide

  • By Kim McDonald, Jessica Broderickx and Aaron Hersh
  • Published Jul 23, 2013
  • Updated Jul 21, 2015 at 3:36 PM UTC
Photo: Scott Draper

Tyr Carbon Zipper Back Short John

The draw: Ideal for the short- course speedster

Geared for trim short-course athletes looking for pure speed, the Carbon suit hits every mark. The fabric is nearly impervious to water, helping the suit dry completely in just minutes. Its pocket-less construction is ideal for wetsuit-illegal swims, but is less suited to long-course racing. Despite being suited to shorter races, the robust pad takes a ton of pressure off sensitive parts.

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