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Paratriathlon Equipment

USA Triathlon has compiled a list of general triathlon equipment as well as specific equipment for paratriathletes. This list will change based on personal preference, but many of the items below can be considered general needs across the board.

General Triathlon Equipment

  • Swim
    • Tri shorts or swimsuit
    • Goggles
    • Wetsuit
    • Pool Toys - pull buoy, kickboard, fins, paddles, snorkel
  • Bike
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Cycling shoes & socks
    • Gloves
    • Sunglasses
    • Water bottles
    • Tool Kit: tire tube, tire levers, floor pump, multi-tool
  • Run 
    • Shoes
  • Misc.
    • GPS Watch
    • Nutrition belt
    • Body glide
    • Sunscreen
    • Recovery materials: foam roller, roller stick, Normatec, icy-hot

Adaptive Triathlon Equipment

  • Visually Impaired
    • Swim tether
    • Tandem bike 
    • Run tether 
    • Guide for outdoors (not really equipment haha)
    • Indoor training: Bike trainer, treadmill
  • Wheelchair
    • Lava pants/wetsuit pants for swim
    • Handcycle
    • Racing Wheelchair 
  • Ambulatory
    • Prosthetic
    • Prosthetic specific for cycling and running
    • Leg braces

Adaptive Equipment Websites