How long to morph from mere mortal?

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09/02/2004 at 15:21
Thanks DD. I didn't think I'd manage to fit a baggy t-shirt and shorts underneath one a wetsuit!!
09/02/2004 at 15:21
btw - you can look for a second hand wetsuit on the Triathletes Uk website - least I think it's there - they have a smallads section.
See also the ads in 220 triathlon mag.
09/02/2004 at 15:48
Just ordered a tri wetsuit from tri and run in the sale - £100.
I hope this is a bargain.
And that it fits...
09/02/2004 at 16:38
Thats a bargain!!

If its a Quintanna Roo wetsuit and they asked for your height, weight ect then it will fit!!
09/02/2004 at 19:29
Yes it's Quintanna Roo - have no idea which model it is though but I imagine I have saved a few quid.
I haven't weighed myself for ages so I gave them a slightly optimistic figure! But I suppose I've got a few months to squidge into it if it's too tight. And with the amount of training I am doing I am not going to get any fatter.
How reliable a guide is weight when muscle weighs more than fat anyway?? Surely measurements are a safer bet?!
09/02/2004 at 19:31
On a more positive note I went swimming for first time in ages and 750 metres without stopping wasn't too bad. Now I just have to do it fast :-)
11/02/2004 at 09:05
Hooray the wetsuit has arrived and it fits! That's presuming it's meant to feel quite tight!
11/02/2004 at 09:14
Its needs to be a very good fit though not restrictive.

They feel much more comfortable when they are wet!

And much easier to get off!!!
11/02/2004 at 09:50
Getting it off wasn't so much a problem as getting it on in the first place!!
It seemed reasonably roomy in the shoulders. Only way to tell will be to take it on a maiden voyage!
11/02/2004 at 09:58
May be a tad cold this time of year?

Thats coming from a bit of a whimp!!
11/02/2004 at 10:22
Good point. Think I will leave the wetsuit training for a few weeks. Possibly even until I find out whether I succeed in the ballot

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