Surfing goes neoprene free

Finally an Earth-friendly, Neoprene-Free Wetsuit Line by Patagonia | October 2016

Let’s be honest: Surfing in a neoprene wetsuit is like going camping with a tent that’s made from trees — the ecological irony is undeniable. Yet, it’s not something that gets talked about much in the lineup. Perhaps it’s because the idea of finding an alternative to the intensely polluting process of manufacturing neoprene has seemed like a pipe dream akin to building an electric car with style, performance, and a near-zero environmental footprint. Well, meet the Tesla of wetsuits. (read more)