Speedo Fastskin Elite Mirror Goggle review
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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

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With the claim that the Fastskin Elite goggles are designed for the ‘world’s top athletes’, Speedo, as part of their existing Fastskin range, have produced a pool design that we think is their best-to-date.

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Available in green/blue and red/green (we tested the latter), each pair comes with different sized interchangeable nosebridges and a breathable black mesh bag, which is great for storage but doesn’t offer much protection. 

In use, the low-profile gaskets were comfortable and felt sleek and streamlined as we moved through the water. For such a compact set, the lenses were still wide enough to offer excellent peripheral vision, while the anti-fog coating provided maximum clarity. 

While designed for the pool, they also come with UV protection and anti-glare properties. To adjust, the ‘tensioning scale’ on the strap produced an accurate and personal fit, which stayed leak-free throughout our test period. The £40 price tag is high for a goggle, but, we feel, the performance justifies it.

Verdict: A pricey option for the pool, but well worth the pennies, 85%


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