T1 First Wave Pullover*
The First Wave provides ultimate comfort and eliminates restrictions often found in one-piece wetsuits. This is why the T1 First Wave is a triathlete's First Choice!
The two-piece design of the T1 Wetsuits offers more comfort and less restriction. The top and bottom are not attached. This means you have much more freedom of movement and there is no “torso-rubber stretch” or shoulder fatigue that occurs with one-piece wetsuits. All T1 models are sold as separates for a customized and personal fit. With up to seven sizes of tops and bottoms, you have 49 possible size combinations from which to choose. Other features we innovated many years ago include lower necklines and thicker rubber in the legs and hips to help float the largest bones and muscles in the body. More floatation here means more speed. T1 Wetsuits are not filled with gimmicks, just physics.
Sizing : Please refer to the size chart button above for sizing guidance based on gender. If in doubt, email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Zipper is lighter weight and corrosion resistant
- Less-toxic bonding agent for people with skin sensitivities
Favorite Features Remain:
- Flexible 2mm body and arms with a lower neckline for comfort
- BIO-STROKE design puts your arms into a forward rotated shoulder position for a more efficient swim stroke
- YKK® custom zipper is small, lightweight, and makes removal easier than ever.
- GreenGoma™ #9 Rubber with Super Composite Skin makes the First Wave the warmest, fastest, most durable, flexible, buoyant, and the most comfortable wetsuit in the world today.
- Lined with 4-Way stretch Nylon Lycra® for comfort and to minimize chafing
- Seams are glued and blind-stitched, making them more durable than the rubber itself
- Sleek graphics, no gimmicks
- Sold as separates for a true customized fit
- Sustainability is extremely important to De Soto, click here to learn how we are making a difference
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- T1 Wetsuit product care and FAQs
- Chlorine resistant treatment, but not recommend for repeated use in chlorinated water.
Proper swim stroke includes swimming with your head slightly tilted up. Imagine how your head would be if you were reaching for something in an upper shelf of a cabinet. That said, the snug part may require a certain "getting use to.” The other part to know is that it will also relax a little bit over time by wearing it. It is important that the neck be snug so that water does not freely flow in while swimming.
Whether you like to swim for exercise or are on the swim course of a Triathlon, T1 Wetsuits offer you speed, comfort and buoyancy that will make swimming pure pleasure!
PRODUCT CODE: FWP3
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A suit designed to move with and for you
I spent a good bit of time in my new T1 wetsuit. It was the most comfortable, nonrestrictive, warm wet suit I've tried in my 10 years as an athlete. The bib john was MUCH easier to put on and was very comfortable. I had no issues with the straps chafing at any point in my swim. The best part is the top. Once you get your arms aligned with the arm seams, the rest is cake. The pull over design is easy and it just fits. A swimmers shoulders can not be restricted and this two piece allowed for full, non restrictive motion for my 6.2 mile swim. It's because of the two piece design. There is nothing that tugs on your crotch, there is nothing stretching or opposing the shoulder during the swim stroke. The suit moved with me, not against. As far as staying warm, it's by design that some water will insulate the body. Water came in through my arms and kept me very comfortable temperature wise. I never over heated, nor did I become too cold. I might also note that I had my fastest swim in this T1 suit. 3:30 hrs for 6.2 miles. Very happy with the DeSoto T1. Excellent product.
Love At First Swim
I was always intrigued by the two piece De Soto wetsuit idea but I already had a perfectly good wetsuit (Zone 3 Vanquish) and thus kept talking myself out of trying the T1. But after a few 70.3's and several open water training sessions in the Vanquish I was getting super frustrated with my shoulders burning out way ahead of schedule. So I finally bought the T1 and oh my gosh did it deliver! I found everything I had read about this wetsuit to be true. It is much more comfortable and far easier to put on. Without having to battle against one piece of rubber I experienced ZERO fatigue in my shoulders and coming out of the water the suit peels right off. While swimming you do feel the top creeping towards your neck as you stroke. But I did not feel like excess water seeped in because of this and I had no issues with the suit rubbing against my neck. I am forever a convert and can't wait to line up in the T1 for future races.
Simply the best wetsuit!
Just used my new T1 First Wave Pullover for a 70.3 in salt water. It was awesome! It's light and very flexible. I paired it with a T1Speedtube Bottom. Because of the two piece design the range of motion was phenomenal! Additionally, using minimal lubricant, I had zero chafing (an awesome thing for a salt water swim). Came out of the water with a new PR, second in my AG! I'll never use a brand other than De Soto Sport!
The best wetsuit in the world!!
It took me only 1 minute to realize that the T1 First Wave is the best wetsuit I have ever worn (I have been a triathlete for 18 years). I made the purchase with Emilio's recommendation about the size, which was totally correct. Last Sunday I made my Swim Personal Best in Ironman Brazil with total comfort and no shoulder fatigue, as if I had no wetsuit on. Anyone who wants to improve their performance with natural mobility must have this wetsuit!
T1 WETSUIT SIZING INFORMATION IMPERIAL / METRIC
||Male Waist||Male Hips||Female Bust||Female Waist||Female Hips|
|1||4’9”- 5’3” 145 - 160 cm||90 - 105 lbs 41 - 48 kg||29" - 31" 74 cm - 79 cm||27” or less 69 cm or less||33" or less 84 cm or less||28" - 31" 71 cm - 79 cm||26" or less 66 cm or less||34" or less 87 cm or less|
|2||5’2” - 5’6” 157 - 168 cm||105 - 125 lbs 48 - 57 kg||30" - 33" 76 cm - 84 cm||27" - 29" 69 cm - 75cm||34" -35" 85 cm -90 cm||30" - 33" 76 cm - 84 cm||27" - 28" 67 cm - 72 cm||35" - 36" 88 cm - 92 cm|
5’4” - 5’8” 163 - 173 cm
|125 - 150 lbs 57 - 68 kg||33" - 37" 83 cm - 94 cm||30" - 31" 76 cm - 81 cm||36"- 37" 91 cm - 94cm||33" - 37" 81 cm - 94 cm||29" - 30" 73 cm - 76 cm||37" - 38" 93 cm - 97 cm|
|4||5'7" - 5'10" 170 - 178 cm||150 - 165 lbs 68 - 75 kg||37" - 43" 94 cm - 109 cm||32" - 34" 82 cm - 88cm||38" - 39" 96 cm - 100 cm||37" - 42" 94 cm - 107 cm||31" - 33" 77 cm - 84 cm||39" - 40" 98 cm - 103 cm|
|5||5'9" - 6'4" 175 - 193 cm||165 - 190 lbs 75 - 86 kg||43" - 45" 109 cm - 114 cm||35" - 36" 89 cm - 93cm||40" - 43" 101 cm - 110 cm||42" - 45" 107 cm - 114 cm||34" - 36" 85 cm - 92 cm||41" - 42" 104 cm - 107 cm|
6' - 6'6" 183 - 198 cm
|190 - 220 lbs 86 - 100 kg||45" - 48" 114 cm - 122 cm||
37" - 40" 94 cm - 101 cm
|44" - 47" 111 cm - 119 cm||44" - 46" 112 cm - 117 cm||37" - 40" 94 cm - 102 cm||43" - 44" 108 cm - 116cm|
|7||6'2" - 6'8" 188 - 203 cm||220 - 265 lbs 100 - 120 kg||48" + 123 cm +||>40" + 103 cm +||>47" + 120 cm +||46" + 118 cm +||41"+ 103 cm +||46" + 117 cm +|