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LIFTFOIL3™ SPEED SKIN*

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 LF3

Swimskin made of Liftfoil3™ fabric

This suit will help you swim faster in triathlons and open water swim races, including those that do not permit wetsuits. It is highly technical, hydrophobic and compressive. The compression supports muscles and increases blood flow. This suit reduces onset muscle fatigue allowing you to preform your very best. 

Sizing: Please refer to the size chart button above for sizing guidance. 
Fit Type: Compressive
Fit Note:
 Please do not assume your size, please use our size chart. If in doubt, email questions to contact@desotosport.com. 
Liftfoil3 may take some time to get into it as it is meant to be tight, especially when dry.  It may loosen up a bit in the water so it is better for it to a bit too snug than a little loose. Our products never shrink. It will feel the tightest the first time you put it on. 

Features and Benefits: 

  • Composed of highly technical, hydrophobic Liftfoil3™  (click link to learn more!) compressive fabric. This fabric is proprietary, and engineered by Emilio De Soto. You will not find it anywhere else on the market. 
  • Sleek Micro-lock™ stitch offers less drag and is faster than any type of flatlock seam. This type of stitch typically outlasts any sort of bonding. If there is ever a need for repair, we do it for free as long as you own your Liftfoil3.
  • T-back, and deep cut arm holes combined with Curvilinear™ seam lines provide maximum reach and rotation with minimum drag.
  • 16-inch YKK® rear zipper with auto-locking slider for easy entry and exit
  • Long pull cord on zipper allows you to unzip mid-race for temperature control or bathroom relief, and to zip back up with ease. Pull cord can be left outside or tucked into the back of the neck.
  • Be sure to test the Liftfoil3 in training prior to racing
  • This garment is not designed for repeated use as a swimsuit in a chlorinated pool
  • USAT, ITU, and WTC legal
  • Made in USA
What makes our different?
  • Unlike other swimskins, the Liftfoil3 can be worn over a race kit, or it can be worn alone with nothing underneath - like traditional swimwear.  
  • Unlike other swimskins, the Liffoil3 can be worn throughout the bike and run of a triathlon.
  • Unlike other swimskins we don't use quick-release sliders. They have a reputation of not releasing. We eliminate that worry!
  • Be weary of brands that use any types of teflon or waterproof coatings as these are just chemicals that are applied to finished fabrics. They wear out after a few uses. They have also yet to be proven by any reliable independent source to be perfectly safe against human skin for prolonged periods of time.
  • We don't do bonding, we sew seams!  What most people do not know is that ‘bonding' is a fancy term for ‘glueing’ and no glue is permanent. Eventually the seams dry, crack, and split open, especially in chlorinated or salt water, without a good repair solution.

This speedsuit has no rubberized material, no polyurethane, and no neoprene. It abides to WTC's recent ruling on swimskins, speedskins, swim apparel...whatever WTC wants to call it. Our tests have shown varied improvements of swim times of about 2-4 seconds per 100 meters, depending on the individual, over a conventional swimsuit. This translates to 1'00" for 1500 meters and 2'40" for a swim of 4000 meters. Of course, as with all our products, we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Test it for yourself. If you do not find it performs to your expectations, you may return it for a complete refund.

Inseam lengths:

  •      Small: 8.25" (20.95cm)
  •      Medium: 8.75" (22.22cm)
  •      Large: 9.25" (23.50cm)
  •      XLarge: 9.75" (24.76cm)

    PRODUCT CODE:  LF3


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    MEN'S SIZING INFORMATION IMPERIAL / METRIC

      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 +
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