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Blueseventy Thermal Helix wetsuit review

Blueseventy's purpose built thermal cold water swimming wetsuit got a score of 95% from ed Helen Webster when she put it through its paces
22 August 2016 at 12:04

Open-water swim goggles: 10 of the best reviewed and rated

Make sure you have the best visibility on race day with a set of good open-water goggles. We test and rate 10 of the best
24 June 2016 at 09:18

Open-water goggles: how to choose the right lenses

Helen Webster explains the different tints and finishes of open-water goggles and which work best for different conditions
23 June 2016 at 14:57

Swimming gear review: 6 of the best pool goggles

Despite many summer races being open water, most of a triathlete’s swim training will be pool-based, so good pool goggles are vital. We test six of the best.
12 February 2016 at 10:30  (2)

Review: Aqua Sphere MP Focus Snorkel

This snorkel from Aqua Sphere is designed to allow you to breathe whilst keeping your head in a fixed position through the water. Did our reviewer get on swimmingly with it?
14 December 2015 at 15:49

Review: Finis Alignment Kickboard

This unconventional kickboard is designed to promote a streamlined position and improve body position as you kick. Did it float our boat?
05 November 2015 at 17:00

Swimovate Poolmate 2 review

The long-awaited shiny new update to the original Poolmate now comes with an open water mode, and is better than ever
06 October 2015 at 11:02

TYR Mirrored Swim Shades review

They look the business, but can they also provide the comfort and performance our tester expects?
01 September 2015 at 12:15

Underwater Audio Swimbuds iPod Bundle review

Great for long steady swims, though can be slightly fiddly to get going
20 August 2015 at 12:02

Orca Alpha wetsuit review

Sublime for strong swimmers, with top-notch flexibility and freedom of movement
03 August 2015 at 10:58

2XU V:3 Velocity wetsuit review

A top-end wettie with plenty of features packed in, but some may suffer from the tight neckline
02 July 2015 at 10:37

Lomo Webbed Finger Swimming Gloves review

Affordable and effective for increasing resistance in the water
29 June 2015 at 11:40

Vorgee Vortech swim goggles review

Good fit and excellent quality mean these are well worth a punt
10 June 2015 at 14:53

Huub Aphotic swim goggles review

Brilliant quality and fast-reacting lenses mean these should be the only goggles you need
29 May 2015 at 09:53

Orca Predator 2015 wetsuit review

Superb shoulder mobility, nicely balanced buoyancy and a natural feeling in the water
26 May 2015 at 11:36

Blueseventy Helix 2015 wetsuit review

Top-end performance, with a price tag to match
18 May 2015 at 15:19

Zone3 Aspire 2015 wetsuit review

Still scoring top marks with our reviewer, five years on from its debut
12 May 2015 at 15:13

Tyr Hurricane Cat 2 (2015) wetsuit review

Middle-of-the-range suit with top-end performance
06 May 2015 at 10:53  (1)

Speedo Fastskin Elite Mirror Goggle review

Comfortable and sleek, these could be Speedo’s best pool goggles to date – though the price tag is high
29 April 2015 at 10:59

Zoggs Predator Flex Titanium Reactor swim goggles review

Can the latest, most advanced offering from Zoggs justify its hefty price tag? We take a look
07 April 2015 at 11:20