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Calling all groms! Are you wearing the right wetsuits? Quiksilver is an industry leader when it comes to making the best wetsuits for kids. We eat, sleep, and breathe surfing and we want to share our knowledge of how to stay comfortable on your board so you can spend more quality time in the water perfecting your skills rather than letting the conditions cut it short. A proper wetsuit will make a world of difference as a young surfer and we have all the information and kids wetsuits options you need to stay one stroke ahead of everyone else.
We design our wetsuits for kids with the same quality construction that we design all of our Quiksilver wetsuits because when it comes to outfitting surfers properly, size doesn’t matter. There can be a lot to think about when it comes to choosing your first few wetsuits, first and foremost, how will you get into them? The old school days of having to deal with back zip wetsuits is long gone. You can still opt to go with a back zip design if you feel it suits your style, but nowaday you have more options at your fingertips so that you can be the one who decides what feels comfortable. Front zip wetsuits and chest zip wetsuits are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons including ease of access and increased leak protection. We recommend trying on a few of our kids wetsuits to see what feels right for you before making a decision.
When it comes to selecting the best kids wetsuit, thickness is a huge factor. As a grom, you’re still developing your skills, but you should also be developing your knowledge of the elements that play a factor each time you get into the water. Varying ocean temperatures call for different degrees of protection, and we design a range of thickness options to provide the comfort and warmth you need. If you find yourself up against the coldest of temperatures, you should be choosing 5mm wetsuits to lock in as much warmth as possible. A 5mm wetsuit is often offered as a 5/4/3 which provides maximum thickness for your core and slightly lighter thickness for your arms and legs in order to accommodate your range of motion. For all you groms who brave winter weather and live in areas where conditions are typically on the colder side, a 4mm wetsuit will likely be your go-to for ideal comfort. You might hear a lot of surfers saying that they wear a 3/2 most of the time in the water. These wetsuits provide 3mm of thickness for your torso area and 2mm for your arms and legs so that you can stay comfortable in moderate conditions while still having great flexibility and movement as you paddle. For times when the weather is great but you still want to throw on a wetsuit, a 2mm suit is what you need to keep you protected and mobile in the water. All of these options take some time to get used to, so do your research and browse our styles of kids wetsuits and see what feels right to you.
The best way to find your favorite wetsuits is to try them out in the water! Don’t waste another minute on land shopping and go to Quiksilver’s convenient online store so you can easily buy the right kids wetsuits for you today! Our simple shopping experience and great customer service make it easier than ever to get what you want in no time.
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