Wetsuit zips come in 3 main options. Firstly, a back zip for easy entry and access of your wetsuit. Secondly, chest zips, which have slowly become the new standard in wetsuit design. A chest zip allows for a better fit, better insulation and less material yield. With today’s flexible neoprene it has also become easier to take your chest zip wetsuit on and off. A zip on the front of your suit is shorter than a zip on the back. A zip is the only part of the wetsuit that isn’t flexible, so the shorter the zip, the more flexible the wetsuit, but shorter zips might make it harder to get into it. Lastly there are zipless wetsuits or zip free wetsuits available but they are harder to get into and out of, and have a bigger shoulder opening that can allow water to enter.
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