Posted By: Joey PerezI swam in college and competed on the National level. While I never made the Olympics, I trained and competed against people that went on to the Olympics.
So needless to say, I know how to swim efficiently. I was looking for a wetsuit that would give me the extra buoyancy, but not restrict my swimming motion.
I tried a couple one piece wetsuits and all of them tired out my shoulders and made me feel restricted (I could not get the full extension in my reach). This led me to De Soto.
The First Wave is a fantastic suit! It allows me the flexibility that I need to maintain my stroke, while still giving me a nice lift in the water.
The other factor is that I live in Miami, FL, which means that I do not get a lot of opportunities to train in a wetsuit. So I needed to get one that feels the least like a wetsuit and more like a second skin.
De Soto nailed it with the design of the First Wave. A natural feel with the warmth and buoyancy that you would expect from a wetsuit!
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