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Speedo Back Types

Choosing a swimsuit can seem a daunting task. Choosing the right back type is important to ensure comfort and performance

Here is a helpful guide to help you make your decision.

Powerback

Racerback

Leaderback

Tear drop open back

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Closed back

Full coverage

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Open Back

Full coverage

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

High leg height

Crossback

Loopback

Kickback

Thin crossback straps

Wider arm and shoulder access

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Closed back

Good back coverage

Thin straps

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Good back coverage

Inside bust support

Ideal for master swimmers

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height

Turnback

Pullback

Pulseback

Open back and sides

Thin straps

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Closed back

Good back coverage

Thin straps

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Closed back

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

High leg height

Dynamo Back

Axcel Back

Medalist

Open back

Thin straps

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height
Open back

Thin straps crossback

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

High leg height
Half open back

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height

Hydrosuit

"PB" Back

Closed back with a zip

Full coverage high neck

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

High leg height
Good back coverage

Freedom & ease of shoulder movement

Flexibility and extreme comfort

Medium leg height