Your question: How do Rip Curl wetsuits fit?

Does Rip Curl run small?

The only problem is that it runs SMALL. Order at least one size larger if not 2 sizes.

Do Rip Curl wetsuits stretch out?

The Material the Wetsuit Is Made From

Although all neoprene stretches a little, the higher the grade the neoprene, the more it will stretch. Inexpensive, standard neoprene will stretch a bit. … That’s why the best Patagonia wetsuits and Rip Curl wetsuits are manufactured from this material.

What size am I in a wetsuit?

Billabong Mens Wetsuit Size Chart

SIZE HEIGHT (cm/in) WEIGHT (kg/lb)
ST 173-183 5’8″-6’0″ 66-73kg 145-160lbs
MS 168-175 5’6″-5’9″ 66-73kg 145-160lbs
M 175-180 5’9″-5’11” 70-77kg 155-170lbs
MT 180-185 5’11”-6’1″ 75-82kg 165-180lbs

How do you know if a wetsuit is too small?

If it’s too tight, your swimming experience won’t be pleasant. When trying on in a shop, the suit should feel tight but not restrictive. Once it’s on correctly (not bunched up around the crotch or under the arms), there should be no air pockets or creases in the neoprene.

Will a wetsuit loosen up?

Wetsuits should be snug, but shouldn’t be so tight that they interfere with breathing. They do tend to loosen up a little as they fill with water because when they are dry they tend to stick in some places and bunch in others.

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Do wetsuits loosen up in the water?

Try on your wetsuit before your first swim or surf session, just to make sure you are fairly comfortable. It will always feel tighter when you are out of the water. Remember that it will feel a little bit looser once it fills with water.

What is a no zip wetsuit?

Zip Free or Zipperless

As the name suggests, this type of wetsuit doesn’t have a zip, but relies on overlapping layers of snugly fitting neoprene to seal the suit. With no zip restricting it, you’ll get the most flexibility from this suit and the least amount of flushing.