You need to research that incident, and see it in context - there were several factors at play, and the suit he wore was only one. Looking at everything that happened, it is doubtful that a wetsuit would have changed the outcome.gideonlow wrote:Several folks from CT responded to this post. You had a rider in your community pass-away last winter after being caught on the sound for several hours. The reports said that he likely died when the seals around his wrists/ankles/neck inevitably failed and the 38 degree water filled his drysuit. Since this issue is close-to-home for you guys, what do you think of that incident in the context of this thread?
Tom,Tom183 wrote:you have to take extra precautions to avoid that situation.
I feel like I am beating a dead horse here.gideonlow wrote:To me, an extra precaution is to use equipment that doesn't have the potential to fail in such a way that you perish within minutes.
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