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Skin Cooler Full Zip Tri Top SALE

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  • Save $ 32
  • 4 reviews

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Please Note - EXCHANGES ACCEPTED, BUT NO REFUNDS. These are discontinued models at discounted prices, therefore we will accept exchanges within 3 days of receiving it, for a different sizes or model, based on availability. We permit this if you have only tried the product on for fit, and have not exercised in it.

 With  Full Zip - 3 back pockets - Skin Cooler 90/Octovent

Our most technologically advanced top is the best that money can buy. The new design offers lighter fabric and deeper arm holes for comfort.
Sizing: Please refer to the size chart image on the left for an accurate fit. 
Fit Type: Compressive
Fit Note:
 Please do not assume your size, please use our size chart. If in doubt, email questions to Triathlon apparel is meant to fit next-to-skin. This is to eliminate potential chafing, and unnecessary drag during the swim, bike and run. If you’re not comfortable with this type of fit and or are between sizes, we recommend sizing up. Garment will fit the most snug the first time you put it on, it will relax slightly once wet.

Features and Benefits:

    • Made of moisture wicking, lightweight Skin Cooler Octovent™ in front, and Skin Cooler 90™ on sides, collar and back panel (see images!).
    • Skin Cooler blocks 90% of UVB rays while lowering body temperature and creates a cooling sensation when wet
    • Aerodynamic race fit
    • Full-front YKK® zip for easy, on-the-go ventilation 
    • 3 back pockets to store training/racing essentials
    • Works well for swimming when worn under a wetsuit
    • Deep cut arm holes and offset seams prevent chafing
    • Strong and durable, yet non-abrasive contrast flat-stitch
    • Bottom zip garage for comfort
    • Not recommended for repeated use in a chlorinated pool
    • Made in USA

What makes ours different?  Our Skin Cooler fiber is designed to feel and perform like silk (from a silkworm).  Through Biomimicry, we took the virtues of this natural fiber and created a synthetic silk.  It will keep you cool in hot weather and cooler when it is wet.  Put it on and you will instantly feel the cool sensation.  Wet it and you will notice a drop in the surface temperature of the skin between 7 and 10 degrees.

A MEDICAL TESTIM0NIAL:  We received this letter from a respected Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon:

 I am an avid runner and triathlete and I recently discovered your Skin Cooler products, of which I'm a huge fan.  I have been wearing them for a few months now and couldn't be happier.  I am a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon.   Every patient I see is plagued by basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma.  I recommend your products to my active patients on a daily basis.  It allows them to continue their active lifestyle while protecting themselves from the sun. I find your product to be far superior to all other cooling and sun protective lines.  I truly appreciate your efforts and innovations. 

Note: No garment should ever be a substitute so we always recommend you wear sunscreen underneath these, and all, products. It is crucial to keep in mind that a sunscreen's (whichever brand you may choose) SPF/UPF rating refers only to its ability to protect skin from UVB radiation. Because we know that UVA damage can be just as insidious, it is essential for the health of your skin that you use a sunscreen that contains the UVA-protecting ingredients of titanium dioxide or zinc oxide. PRODUCT CODE:  FSC

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Jorge G.
United States
Great quality and confort

I am very happy with the skin cooler tri top. The fit is great, I am 5'9" and 148 pounds and bought medium size. I forgot I was wearing a top and the fabric kept me cool during the workout. I run with it during my brick training and pair it with the forza tri short. I recommend this top.

Wayne B.
United States
Very comfortable

I have worn skin cooler tri tops for 3 seasons. All versions have been great. The latest version is feels lighter in weight. Great fitting, well made garment. Desoto customer service is excellent.

United States
Perfect at Ironman Texas

Already had a De Soto tri top that I really liked, but decided to upgrade to Skin Cooler tri top for Texas heat and humidity. Saw someone else at IMTX in this tri top, in fact. Best decision I could have made. Planning to get the arm coolers and cap next. I also wore the 400-mile bike shorts at IMTX from swim (wetsuit), bike AND run -- perfect. Comfortable, zero chafing, very breathable. Excellent investment. I'm a type 1 diabetic so I HAVE to carry quite a bit of fuel with me -- if my blood sugar drops best case I lose 15 minutes, worst case is seizures and a medical DNF followed by ER trip -- and between the jersey pockets and bike short pockets, I had everything I needed. True peace of mind.

United States
Another great product

I wear desoto tri gear, exclusively. Another great product in a long line.


  Height Weight Waist Chest Hips
X-Small < 5'6" in / <168 cm 135 lbs / 61 kg 22”-24” in / 56-61 cm < 37” in / < 94 cm
Small 5’6”-5’8” in / 168-173 cm 145 lbs / 66 kg 24”-27” in / 61-69 cm 37”-39” in / 94-99 cm < 34" in  / < 86 cm
Medium 5'9" in / 175-180 cm 165 lbs / 75 kg 27”-32” in / 69-81 cm 39”-42” in / 99-107 cm 34"-38" in  / 86-96 cm
Large 6'0" in / 183-188 cm 195 lbs / 88 kg 32”-35” in / 81-89 cm 42”-45” in / 107-114 cm 38"-42" in / 96-106 cm
X-Large 6'2" in / 191-196 cm 215 lbs / 98 kg 35”-41” in / 89-104 cm 45”-48” in / 114-122 cm 42"-47" in / 106-119 cm
XX-Large 6'5" in / 197 cm+ 235 lbs / 107 kg 42” in +  / 105 cm + 49” in + / 123 cm + 48" in + / 121 cm +


The size chart above should serve as a general guide. If you would like assistance in determining the proper size, please send the following information to

WEIGHT - Accuracy helps us provide a more accurate size for you.
CHEST - Fullest part of breast, measured as the largest part of circumference right over the pectoral muscle.
WAIST -  Circumference measured at the belly-button line - this is NOT the same as your pants waist size.
HIPS - Circumference measured at the widest point, NOT at your hips where your belt may go. Typically this will measure just a few inches below your hip bones and around the largest part of the glutes.

If you do not have a tape measure and you need something to measure with, use a belt, or smart phone power cord, and a ruler.


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