I've been surfing and chasing adventure all my life, all around New Zealand, Indonesia, Hawaii and America
, but a serious back injury a few years ago had me struggling to handle the cold winters without seizing up. I had always heard the Seventhwave wetsuits were the best and their custom MAX sounded great, but it did cost a bit more than the usual ones on the market. The problem was, the usual wetties on the market weren't good enough to keep my back from seizing up unless I went to about a 5mm one and then I could hardly move.
I bit the bullet and paid a bit more for the Seventhwave custom MAX 3mm and that wetty has kept me warm as toast for the last 3 winters. Because the 3mm is enough to keep me so warm in winter I haven't had to sacrifice the flexibility like in a 4mm or 5mm and I'm still out surfing even with the back injury. Even after 3 seasons its still going strong, so in the long run its cost me less cause it lasts so much longer.
I tell everyone about Seventhwave cause they're just so good. Warmer, stronger, more flexible... its what we all want when we're surfing, and here they are, New Zealand made.
Get one, you definitely won't regret it!
Patrick 'Patch' Bonner
Surfer, Artist, musician and Seventhwave convert
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