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                                     Arena Espresso Light-Tech Back

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Add pizzazz to your swim with this fun and bright-coloured suit. Featuring the highest level of durability thanks to Arena’s MaxLife Technology, the suit is sun and chlorine-resistant. The Light-Tech Back features thin straps for optimal range of motion and form-flattering side cutouts that emphasize an athletic physique. The medium cut leg makes for a perfect fit and long lasting comfort.

Blueseventy Paisley Lotus

Performance Bikini $57

Look fashionable and fast whether you’re sunning poolside or swimming a set. The bikini is a performance suit so stays put even during harder efforts, thanks in part Screen Shot 2015-08-04 at 3.19.04 PMto the funky cross-back tie which also adds flare. The tie waist bottom also ensures comfort and that the suit stays on. Featuring Arena’s Darwin fabric, the bikini is built to last longer and maintain its shape. It is also chlorine-resistant, quick-drying and features 50+ UV protection.

 Arena Freeflow Pull Buoy $25        

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Designed to improve upper body strength including the chest, core and arms, the Freeflow pull buoy allows swimmers to focus on stroke correction without having to worry about their kick. Encouraging optimal body position, the pull buoy raises hips closer to the surface of the water for an improved streamline position. The Freeflow features a traditional figure-eight design and is made with smooth buoyant foam so it won’t create friction and chafe. While it’s not gender-specific, the Freeflow is less bulky than some pull buoys so is ideal for smaller swimmers.

Arena Microfibre Halys Towel $35

This highly absorbent and super soft towel is among the best space-saving options available. Although it Screen Shot 2015-08-04 at 3.20.27 PMfolds up to just about the size of a facecloth, the towel is 90 cm by 145 cm. The polyester blend makes the towel incredibly fast-drying. Whether headed pool or beachside, the microfibre towel is a must on your checklist. Tri tip: It is also the perfect thickness for adding an extra layer of protection to your bike when packing your bike box.


SkinCare $14 TO $30

SBR Trislide $18

Triathletes are hard on their skin, particularly with so much exposure to chlorine and sun. Dermasport’s new skincare line was designed specifically for athletes. From the makers of the popular Trislide spray lubricant (incredible for wetsuits, chafing, hot spots and blisters), the skincare line reinforces just how well SBR knows athletes. The collection is a four-step line of defence for your skin and includes: Athletic Face Wash (for oily, normal and dry skin), Athletic Clarifying Toner Mist, Age Defense Moisturizer and the Multi Tasking Eye Cream. Made from only natural ingredients, the Dermasport line is perfect for triathletes with sensitive skin. It is paraben and gluten-free and is not tested on animals.

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Screen Shot 2015-08-04 at 3.23.32 PMWith a light citrus scent, the line will leave your skin feeling refreshed, but is also ideal for those who don’t care for heavy perfumes. The line comes in travel size containers with secure twist-lock lids – ideal for your swim and transition bags. Your skin will thank you for giving Dermasport a try.

Blueseventy Swim Bag $65

This classic swimmer’s pack provides plenty of space for gear while ensuring clothing and equipment are Screen Shot 2015-08-04 at 3.24.54 PMprotected from unexpected poolside splashes. Blueseventy starts with a large water-resistant main compartment and adds a ventilated compartment for wet or sweaty gear. Numerous pockets provide plenty of extra storage, while a small fleece-lined pocket protects a phone, glasses or goggles. A padded computer sleeve acknowledges the realities of working and living, while an ID sleeve minimizes the chances of grabbing the wrong bag at crowded training facilities