Arctica Adult Vortex GS Suit
Arctica Adult Vortex GS Suit
Arctica Adult Vortex GS Suit
Arctica Adult Vortex GS Suit
Arctica Adult Vortex GS Suit

Arctica Adult Vortex GS Suit

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FIS Race Suit Rules

Conform to FIS Label

Historically it 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. A new marking method will now be used in the form of a printed logo on the back of the leg of approved suits.

ALL suits must now 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 SPECIFICATIONS FOR ALPINE COMPETITION EQUIPMENT for full details.

Note: FIS Race Suit Rules only apply to U19 Athletes (16 years of age) and up. Required for World Cup, Europa Cup, World Junior Championships, and NorAm Series. NOT required for Entry League FIS races or U-FIS (Junior) races.

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.

Description & Features

The Adult Vortex GS Race Suit is so outstanding due to exclusive NexGen fabric. NexGen is a highly durable three layer polyester fabric that has our highest amount of stretch to make it comfortable and fit even better. NexGen passes the FIS required 30ml air porosity requirements precisely making it faster than most other suits. The FIS required mark is placed on the back left leg to insure it’s legality. Patterns for every size have been designed to insure the best possible fit for the widest range of athlete. Each suit is laser cut and printed individually using a special process to insure bright colors and long lasting graphics. Nine panel fully anatomic construction and elastic thread insure the best possible comfort and fit. Spring loaded zipper pulls and silicone cuff grips insure that your suit is in place and close to the body. Pads are removable to customize per racer preference. Arctica GS Race Suits come in adult and youth sizes and are unmatched in quality, performance and value.


  • Padded ski racing suit
  • Exclusive NexGen 3 Layer Micro Polyester Fabric
  • Meets FIS 30ml Air Porosity Requirements
  • Carries Required FIS Mark To Insure Legality
  • Anatomic 9 Panel Construction And Elastic Thread
  • Pass Pocket At Center Front Zipper
  • Silicon Leg Grips Secure Fit
  • Spring Loaded Zipper Pulls Stay In Place
  • Removable High Impact Pads
  • Thumb Anchor Strap
  • Unisex Sizing

Arctica Adult Race Suit Sizing Guide

Size S M L XL
Height (inches) 63-66 67-70 71-74 75-78
Weight (lbs) 100-130 130-160 160-190 190-200

Technical Info

NexGen Race Suit Fabric

A technical 3-layer fabric specifically designed for alpine race suits with unparalleled durability, stretch and wicking performance.

  • Outer layer engineered for maximum stretch and durability.
  • Middle layer of micro-cellular film allows precise amount of airflow for maximum speed within the FIS requirements.
  • Inner Layer wicks moisture to keep you dry and comfortable.