The T1 Wetsuit is better than any one-piece wetsuit!
The two-piece design of the T1 wetsuits offer more comfort and less restriction. Because the top and bottom are not attached, changing your stroke is not necessary. There is no “torso-rubber stretch” or shoulder fatigue that occurs with all one-piece wetsuits. All T1 models are sold as separates for a more customized and personal fit. Improvements made over the past couple seasons include new graphics, elliptical leg openings, lower profile and more durable bibstraps, and more buoyant zippers.
All T1 Wetsuits are made of GreenGoma™, a limestone rubber...bye-bye petroleum wetsuits!
Until recently, all triathlon wetsuits have been made of petroleum. First in the industry to introduce limestone rubber into our wetsuits, all T1 Wetsuits incorporate this amazing GreenGoma™ technology.
So what does this mean to YOU? GreenGoma™ rubber offers better stretch, buoyancy, durability and insulation with a more closed cell injected construction making it 98.9% water impermeable. So it is lighter, dries quicker and lasts longer. The only part of the rubber that gets wet is the new stretch liner that is now made up of recycled post-consumer products.
We offer two types of GreenGoma™ rubber:
1. GreenGoma™ #8 Rubber that replaces Yamamoto #38 rubber
2. GreenGoma™ #9 Rubber that replaces Yamamoto #39 rubber
Both GreenGoma™ #8 and #9 are laminated at the Yamamoto factory with Yamamoto SCS Super Composite Skin.
This is the fastest wetsuit that money can buy. We use our new GreenGoma™ #9 Rubber with SCS Super Composite Skin. With this new rubber, we have the best, most buoyant and most flexible. For more than a decade, no other company has been able to produce a wesuit as fast as the First Wave Pullover or the First Wave Concept 5 and First Wave Bibjohn. We continue to give you the ultimate wetsuit.
The Black Pearl Pullover and Black Pearl Bibjohn has the same design features as the First Wave, but with a more affordable GreenGoma™ #8 Rubber with SCS Super Composite Skin. This is the next best rubber on the market making the Black Pearl almost as fast and just as durable as the First Wave, but for less money.
This collection of Speedtube 5 and the Speedvest are great pieces to wear in waters too warm for a full wetsuit, without sacrificing the flotation speed advantage. These can be worn alone or in combination with any other T1 piece. All are made of GreenGoma™ #8 Super Composite Skin. The Speedtube is a 3/4-length pant that ties at the waist and is a very buoyant 5mm thickness throughout. The Speedvest is a 2mm sleeveless top with improved fit, float, and comfort..
The Espresso is our entry-level wetsuit. Yes- it is a one-piece! It is very easy to get on and off, and helps you swim faster. It keeps you warm and is very durable and affordable. It also is a great wetsuit for waterskiing and surfing! To be clear, all of our other wetsuits are like a high-performance car. Look at this like a hybrid car!
What makes the T1 the best wetsuit in the world?
TWO-PIECE DESIGN — means more comfort and less restriction. Because the top and bottom are not attached, changing your stroke is not necessary. We have eliminated the “torso-rubber-stretch” that causes shoulder restriction, and with it, the fatigue that occurs with traditional one-piece wetsuits. The different models of tops and bottoms are sold as separates so you can customize your fit and your performance needs.
PULLOVERS WITH ZIPPERS — Lightweight, custom-made zippers allow all pullovers and vest a more intuitive and faster removal.
LOW NECKLINE — This feature facilitates breathing, eliminating the "first timer's choking sensation" often accompanying one-piece suits. This feature makes it easier to turn your head to breathe and to raise your head to look forward. This also reduces chafing.
BIO-STROKET™ DESIGN — When lifting your arms, your shoulders rotate forward. A wetsuit should not inhibit this motion. The Bio-Stroke™ Design pulls the arms forward (resembling a mummy walking) and makes swimming less confining.
CORRECTS YOUR SWIMMING POSITION — The optimized hip flotation further lifts the hips and legs to put the body in the efficient "downhill" swimming position. We were the first wetsuit company to do so.
SPEED — The T1 Wetsuit has repeatedly proven to be the fastest on the market. It is made with GreenGoma™ that is laminated with Yamamoto Super Composite Skin, making it flexible, buoyant and very fast to remove.
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE — Buy a T1 and test it for 15 days. If you do not find it to be the best wetsuit you have worn, return it for a complete refund. We encourage you to see if any other wetsuit company will offer you this guarantee. Then you can test any wetsuit against the T1!