Whew! I'd ordered an acid green Powerskin Carbon Pro last week, only to be unable to get it above mid thigh (size 32). Overnighted a return and exchange for a LZR Racer Elite 2. Glad I did, otherwise I would have been up a creek!!
The latest wrinkle in this story is that USA Swimming is going to allow the suits until June 3rd!
That's great Kirk! Now, if only I could afford one, I could use it for our home USA-S LCM meet here in Wenatchee, Apple Capital, which ends on June 2nd.
"Don't be upset by the results you didn't get with the work you didn't do." - K.A. Benthin
Inland NW Top Ten & Records Chair, and Web-Dude
I found the Arena website less than helpful.Evidently there is supposed to be some place to take or send the suit,but I couldn't find on the site where.I assume people at Nats can turn them in there,but it says it will take 8 wk to get the new suit.
"To strive,to seek,to find,and not to yield" Tennyson
shouldn't the title be
FINA Withdraws Approval for some Arena Carbon-Pro Suits
after Arena advised FINA of its decision to withdraw the approval codes of concerned POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro models, AR220993 – woman full body open back, AR220994 – woman full body closed back, &
AR141364 – man jammer
FINA APPROVED SUITS
FINA Approved Tech Suits
Last edited by ande; May 8th, 2013 at 10:40 AM.