Progressive-stretch is a concept in full-stretch wetsuits only available in the VELOCITY series. It all starts with BARE-Fit, which is the foundation of every BARE suit. BARE-Fit uses ergonomic suit design involving complex shaped patterns with articulated legs and sleeves. From there, zones associated with performance within the suit are selected. Then, proven fabrics are chosen from various prototypes that have been tested for years. By placing the different fabrics in particular panels of the suit, the VELOCITY series delivers exceptional fit, feel and performance.
PROGRESSIVE STRETCH technology is the "intelligent use of stretch". This 3mm suit with 2mm arms and panels is equipped with all the BARE features such as adjustable sealing collar, flat-seem stitching, GLIDESEAL gaskets on neck, sleeve and leg openings to reduce flushing, FORMTEK kneepads and DURASHIN II lower leg protection. LUMBARE-X-TENDER, exclusive to BARE, is a unique panel in the lower back which allows the torso to extend, but retracts to stay tight to lower back, and anatomically contoured knees and lower legs for a natural feeling when warn. The Velocity also has a heavy-duty back zipper with a loop at the base to assist donning.