O'Neill Checkmate Comp Wake Impact Vest 2016
O'Neill's 2016 Checkmate Comp wakeboard impact vest benefits from NytroLite Foam which is more buoyant, 20% lighter, drier and offers better impact protection than conventional foam.
- Competition Vest
- Front Zip
- UltraFlex DS and Wind Resistant Glideskin Exterior
- Overlock Stitched: Super-Strong Seams
- #10 YKK Zipper with Safety Tab
- Segmented Foam Core
- Anatomical Flex Points
- Strategic Armhole Fit
Low Density Polyethylene which is expanded using Nitrogen in an exclusive process (which cannot be duplicated)
The foam is actually 3 times lighter than regular PVC foam and it absorbs 15-20% less water due to the closed cell foam structure.
The resulting foam is approximately 10% more buoyant than PVC meaning we can use less foam in each vest and it will still float the same.
WARNING: ALL OF O’NEILL’S COMP VESTS ARE CE APPROVED FOR IMPACT ONLY UNDER DIRECTIVE 89/686/EEC AND ARE NOT TO BE USED AS A LIFE SAVING DEVICE