Spyder Women's Performance GS Suit

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  • Item #16021A
  • $399.00
  • Regular price $550.00


Note: Product images are for reference only. Pattern and pad placement may vary slightly.

World Cup champion skiers Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso rely on this suit for race day performance and protection. Strategically placed pads are a perfect fit for ladies with their sights set on the podium.

Features

  • Anatomically designed contour fit
  • Micro Polyester Knit Bonded to a Breathable Laminate
  • Easily removable forearm, upper arm, thigh and knee pads
  • Data card pocket inside
  • Front stretch zipper
  • Thumb anchors
  • Gripper elastic at hem
  • Passes 30ml FIS test - FIS Logo printed on left leg
  • Women's Sizing

Spyder Women's Suit Sizing

Use Adult size chart with these changes from Men's suits:
  • Across back is decreased by 1"
  • Hip circumference increased by 2"
  • Upper arm circumference decreased by 1/2"
  • Lower arm/wrist circumference decreased by 1"
  • Arm pads decreased in size

Spyder Adult Race Suit Sizing Guide

Size XS S M L XL XXL
Height (inches) 53 - 56 56 - 63 63 - 67 67 - 70 70 - 73 73+
Weight (lbs) 75-90 90-115 115-140 140-170 170-190 190+

Sizing of Race Suits

Speed suits fit by our size charts will initially be quite snug and require assistance stretching over the shoulders. However, the fabric "relaxes" after several uses to conform comfortably to your body. A new suit sized for initial comfort will stretch out and become oversized after the "break-in" period.

Race Suit Fabric

These highly elastic knit fabrics are not as abrasion resistant as woven fabrics. Contact with abrasive surfaces such as Velcro should be avoided. Prints on these fabrics are usually done on a white base and only penetrate the surface of the material. Some of the underlying white may show through areas of stretch. "Wear and Tear" is normal in stretch fabrics and may include pilling, cuts from ski/snowboard edges, and fabric burns from hitting gates at high speeds.

New FIS Race Suit Rules

Conform to FIS Label

Customarily is has been the responsibility of the athlete to send their race suit to a National Association to test for porosity and FIS compliance. A little metal tag called a “plomb” was attached to the leg of the suit after passing the test. Beginning this 2016/17 season, a new marking method will be used in the form of a printed logo on the back of the leg of approved suits.

Either method will be accepted through the end of the 2017/18 season. Beginning with the 2018-19 FIS race season all suits must have a FIS logo printed on the back of the left leg. Race suits with a plomb will no longer be acceptable at FIS races. See FIS SPECIFICATIONS FOR COMPETITION EQUIPMENT AND COMMERCIAL MARKINGS for full details.


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