Who says you have to quit your favorite water sports just because it’s winter? At USIA, we don’t. In fact, we say winter is no excuse to stop engaging in the thrills and fun of water sports. For some sports (like surfing) the best conditions are in the winter. And, just because the mercury is low, it doesn’t mean you can’t go. We are your cold water sports experts, and it doesn’t matter what your passion is, at USIA, we can help to extend your season.
Our surface dry suits are a perfect solution for anyone who just can’t get enough of their outdoor sport. Who uses a surface dry suit? All kinds of sportsmen and women. Here are just a few of the activities where a fully enclosed exposure suit will give you an advantage:
- Wake Boarding
- Body Boarding
- Personal Watercraft Riding
- Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
- Sea and River Kayaking
- River Surfing
- Just about any water-related activity!
There you have the “how” people use surface dry suits. Now here’s some of the “why.” One of the most important reasons why we believe dry suits to be the superior choice is that…drumroll, please…you stay dry. No duh? It seems a no brainer, but it truly is great to be able to doff your exposure suit and still be warm and dry. Wet suits are wet, and you get wet, and that can be quite uncomfortable in wintry weather. Dry suits are also easier to get on and off than wetsuits. Just add base layers according to the temperature and zip up. Another great advantage for dry suits is the unrestricted range of motion you will have while wearing one. Our Extreme Edition suits are so light and flexible, it might feel like you don’t have anything on at all.
USIA has several models of surface suits to offer…
Our most popular water skiing suit, the USIA Extreme Edition is also the first choice of wake boarders. To ensure the suit is comfortable as well as tough, the Extreme Edition is made from light weight urethane coated fabric and constructed from two panels with color accents. And with several colors available for both the base layer and for accent layers, you have over one hundred color combinations to choose from. The Extreme Edition, like all USIA surface suits, comes standard with military grade gas/water tight zipper along with latex neck, wrist, and ankle seals. Click to purchase Extreme Edition.
We call the USIA Extreme Edition 2 “a water skier’s and wake boarder’s dream.” That’s not just marketing hype. Designed for fast moving watersports where impacts with the water surface can be at speeds exceeding 40mph, this dry suit is the choice of watersports professionals. Constructed from medium grade urethane coated fabric with color inlays and butt pad, the suit give extreme sports enthusiasts a ‘bomb-proof’ answer to wetsuit flush. Latex neck, wrist and ankle seals keep the water out and the warmth in, so every day is summer in a USIA dry suit. Wearing a USIA Extreme Edition, you just might wish the water was a little colder. Click to purchase Extreme Edition 2.
The preferred suit for numerous Swift Water Rescue teams around the USA, Pro Rafter is also ideal for civilian use. Constructed with a 200 Denier nylon, Pro Rafter allows for extreme mobility when swimming and excellent comfort when out of the water. The suit comes standard with 1000 denier Cordura thigh, seat, and wrist protectors. It is available in a rear or front entry design. Reflective tape and RESCUE screening is also available. Click for more on Pro Rafter.
USIA surface dry suits. It’s on…all winter long!