Heating elements lining the back of the wetsuit keep surfers warm and carbon fibre technology is used to conduct heat – preventing corrosion problems.

The H-bomb was tested everywhere, from the icy waters off Norway and Iceland to the shark-infested waters of South Africa.


Curve Issue twenty-six, 2009 ‘Cold comfort’ by Belinda Stening

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