YOU ARE A BEGINNER SURFER
You are learning to surf or surf only a few times a year, during your holidays or a surf trip. You stay where you can touch the bottom, in tiny waves or broken waves. You surf for the pleasure of being in the water and for the feeling you get from it. During your sessions, you often fall but you fall in waves that are not very powerful. We have designed a wide range of swimwear for you, to suit your occasional practice and your body shape.
ACTIVE AT THE BEACH!
Whether you be a surfer or enjoy bathing in the sea, you don’t want to lose your swimsuit! This is why we test all our swimsuits in the waves. Each model is designed for surfing and perfectly suits other watersports: stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, kite surfing, bathing, etc.
For those who do not want to have their buttocks on display, these classic bikini bottoms are the perfect compromise between coverage and femininity. Reassuring and comfortable, they nonetheless feature a standard cut leg that will make your legs look great. They are suitable for all body shapes and are therefore for all women willing to show off their bodies in a two-piece swimsuit.
The elasticated edges ensure the swimsuit stays in place in the water.
STAYS IN PLACE IN THE WAVES: THE TEST
We design swimsuits that promise to stay in place in the waves. To test them, we use a panel of female surfers with different body shapes who will follow a test protocol in a pool at our design offices in Hendaye. This protocol aims to reproduce the sensations experienced by surfers when being thrown around by a wave. If this test is conclusive, we go surfing in the sea to test our swimwear in real conditions.
FEEL AT EASE IN OUR SWIMMING COSTUMES
We do all we can to make sure that women feel comfortable in our swimsuits. The bust is not crushed, the bum is not highlighted and the cleavage varies. Our mission is to ensure that every woman, whatever her body type or size, finds a swimming costume that suits her.
Dry sizing and wet sizing
To ensure a perfect fit in the water, it is important to choose the right size while you are dry because once they are in the water, swimsuits become looser. We therefore recommend you buy the correct size. The swimsuit needs to fit snugly against your body in the fitting room: you should feel supported. The elastane content in certain components used in the design of our swimsuits softens and relaxes in the water.
REMOVAL OF PLASTIC HYGIENE STICKERS FROM OUR SWIMWEAR
From 2022, all women's swimsuits designed by Decathlon will be sold without plastic hygiene stickers. This responsible decision was made to help protect our planet and reduce plastic use. Saving 940 km of plastic every year!
Please do your bit by always keeping your underwear on in our changing rooms.
DO YOU WANT TO EXCHANGE YOUR SWIMSUIT?
Is the size or style not suitable for you? Would you like to exchange it at your Decathlon store? No problem, just be sure not to cut off the label of the swimsuit in case you want to exchange it.
OLAIAN, DECATHLON'S SURF BRAND
Based in Hendaye, in South West France, OLAIAN is Decathlon's new surfing and bodyboarding brand. In our offices at the water's edge, we can design a swimsuit and then on the same day test it directly in the sea to check it stays in place in the waves.
Tips for storage and maintenance
Do not bleach
Do not tumble dry
Do not iron
Do not dry-clean
Restrictions on use
Not recommended for regular use in a chlorinated environment.
TESTS AND WARRANTY
This product has been field-tested in Hendaye and has been subjected to numerous laboratory tests to guarantee the quality of use for which it was designed: tests on the fabric's stretch and stability, colour-fastness when subject to friction, washing, sea water, chlorinated water and exposure to light, and the product's overall performance after several washes.