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.


Four goggles for race day and training

February 20th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Gear, Goggles, Swim Gear | No Comments »

— by Kevin Mackinnon Whether you’re in a race, doing an open-water practice swim or training in a pool, there is nothing more annoying than a pair of goggles that don’t work. But leaky […]


The swim gear you need this season

February 14th, 2019 by Triathlon Magazine | Posted in Gear, Swim Equipment, Swim Gear | No Comments »

Swimming is possibly the most technical of all three disciplines in triathlon, which is why the sport seems to lend itself so nicely to the various accessories designed to improve your stroke and technique. […]