The All New Category 5 Open Water Wetsuit is packed with advanced features to provide unrivalled comfort, optimum stability, speed and energy efficiency in the water. Designed for elite triathletes and competitive open water swimmers, the CAT 5 showcases Yamamoto 44 Cell Nano SCS Coated Neoprene exterior to provide unsurpassed buoyancy in the water.
Showcasing Free R.O.M. (Range of Motion) Zones for comfort, this CAT 5 open water wetsuit eliminates constriction, allowing the swimmer to achieve a long reach without placing strain on the shoulder, while Formfitting Wrist Cuffs keep water from entering the suit. Engineered to help speed up triathletes transition, Quick Release Ankle Cuffs allow for quick and effortless removal during T1 and strategic Speed Wrap Paneling placed throughout the leg, chest and core give you the feeling of a second skin, while maximizing body position and minimizing drag.
Elevation panels in the chest, core, obliques, buttocks and thighs elevate the swimmer’s position in the water, ensuring optimal body positioning, buoyancy and speed, while muscle groups are specifically targeted for core stabilization and long-term preservation of core strength. Alpha Catch Panels are strategically engineered on the forearm to allow for a maximized catch-and-release stroke. An insulated, thinner layer lies underneath to allow a feel for the water.
Antimicrobial lining provides superior odor protection and long lasting freshness.
All TYR Hurricane open water wetsuits are WTC (Ironman) / USAT legal.