A wakeboarding wetsuit — be it a full, spring or just a top — is the key to extending your season on both ends. Follow these tips to find the best wakeboarding wetsuit for you and you’ll find yourself shredding earlier this spring and later this fall.
The Body Glove Prime wetsuit features a radical new blend of neoprene materials, new external liquid tape, redefined EZ-Slant zip design, a whole new wetsuit pattern and enhanced kneepad designs.
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits O’Neill PsychoFreak Wetsuit ($489.95 and up; oneill.com) Thickness: 3.5/2.5, 4.5/3.5, 5.5/3.5 (hooded) Temperature range: 40-63 degrees What we dug most: The O’Neill PsychoFreak wetsuit is beyond warm and has features that make you realize we are in the year 2010. From stitchless welded seams to XDS Air Firewall insulation to […]
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits Body Glove CT Wetsuit ($240; bodyglove.com) Thickness: 3/2 mm Temperature range: 55-65 degrees What we dug most: The Body Glove CT wetsuit has a slant-zip chest entry that reduces the amount of water that enters the suit and adds flexibility across your back. This fullsuit is made with 100 percent […]
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits Hurley Freedom 202 Wetsuit Jacket ($90; hurley.com) Thickness: 2 mm Temperature range: 65-72 degrees What we dug most: The Hurley Freedom 202 wetsuit jacket has a clean finish on the cuffs, and the board-shorts attachment is key. It’s also really easy to put on and take off with the ample […]
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits Rusty Zero Wetsuit Jacket ($50; rusty.com) Thickness: N/A Temperature range: N/A What we dug most: The Rusty Zero wetsuit jacket is simple and affordable. It’s perfect for those nights or mornings when it’s just a bit chilly.
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits O’Neill Hyperfreak Wetsuit ($89.95/$69.95 youth; oneill.com) Thickness: 1.5 mm Temperature range: N/A What we dug most: The O’Neill Hyperfreak wetsuit has a collar that’s super comfortable and the UltraFlex neoprene lives up to its name. If it works for Scott Byerly, it will work for you.
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wesuits Billabong Equator Punch Wetsuit Jacket ($72; billabong.com) Thickness: 1.5 mm Temperature range: N/A What we dug most: The Billabong Equator Punch wetsuit jacket’s Superflex technology is top notch, and this functional jacket is also pretty stylish.
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits Billabong Foil GBS Spring Wetsuit ($105; billabong.com) Thickness: 2 mm Temperature range: N/A What we dug most: The Billabong Foil GBS wetsuit has an undersleeve that provides good flex to help your handle passes, and the neck closure will keep that rush of cold water from going down your back. […]
Wetsuit Guide: 2010 Wakeboarding Wetsuits Jet Pilot Chamber Wetsuit ($300; jetpilot.com) Thickness: 3/2 mm Temperature range: 50-66 degrees What we dug most: Jet Pilot’s Flex-Lite Ultra water-resistant neoprene helps you stay warm by keeping the cold water out in the Jet Pilot Chamber wetsuit. The chest-zip entry also helps minimize the amount of water that […]