Nike Swim introduces new Vapor Performance Goggle

November 7th, 2019 by James Sutherland | Posted in Gear, Goggles, Swim Gear | No Comments »

Nike’s new Vapor Performance Goggle maximizes field of view and comfort while minimizing drag for peak performance.


Garmin Swim 2: GPS swim watch with underwater wrist-based heart rate

October 16th, 2019 by Kevin Mackinnon | Posted in Feature, Gear, Swim Electronics, Swim Gear | No Comments »

Garmin has launched a new version of its swim watch, one that provides wrist-based heart-rate data. The Swim 2 works for pool workouts or in open water, providing distance, pace, stroke count and distance-per-stroke […]


REVIEW: Blue Seventy Helix wetsuit

July 22nd, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, Swim Gear, Wetsuits | No Comments »

Before slipping into the Blue Seventy Helix, I had only seen the suit on Canadians Lionel Sanders, Paula Findlay and Jackson Laundry. So, I was pretty stoked to give the Helix a “tri” on […]


REVIEW: Blue Seventy Reaction wetsuit

July 11th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, Swim Gear, Wetsuits | No Comments »

Right away, I knew I was going to enjoy the Blue Seventy Reaction wetsuit. At face value, it is an affordable option (MSRP $625), but it still offers high-performance features including a more flexible […]


REVIEW: HUUB Varman wetsuit

July 3rd, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, Swim Gear, Wetsuits | No Comments »

Finally, after months of lane swimming, the open water season is back. As I prepare for the half-Ironman race in Muskoka on July 7th, I was able to do several open water swim sessions […]


REVIEW: Blue Seventy Hydra-Vision

June 19th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, Goggles, Swim Gear | No Comments »

Because of Blue Seventy’s Hydra-Vision low profile fit, it offers a great cross-over between the pool and open water swimming.


Review: Blueseventy Core Short

May 3rd, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, Swim Apparel, Swim Gear, Wetsuits | No Comments »

Much like a wetsuit, the Blueseventy Core Short provides triathletes with a seamless transition to wetsuit swimming.


SWANS Ascender, triathlon-specific goggles

April 26th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, Goggles, Swim Gear | No Comments »

With a wide view, the SWANS Ascender makes for a great triathlon-specific goggle. Comparable to the Speedo MDR 2.4, the Ascender adopts an outer eye fit with comfortable pads around the eyes. The mirrored […]


Daniela Ryf signs a three-year partnership with deboer wetsuits

April 24th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Gear, News, Swim Gear, Wetsuits | No Comments »

Days after deboer wetsuits announced the signing of Jan Frodeno, they have added Daniela Ryf to the team for 2019. Like Frodeno, Ryf signed a three-year partnership. “I was impressed with the whole team’s […]


Review of the HUUB Brownlee Agilis wetsuit

April 1st, 2019 by Antoine Jolicoeur Desroches | Posted in Gear, Swim Gear, Wetsuits | No Comments »

The Agilis is the results of two years of collaboration between the Brownlee brothers and Huub.