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Tiger Shark Trailblazer Sun Suit

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Intimidating stripes cover one of the ocean’s largest apex predators. Sitting atop the marine food pyramid, tiger sharks play a significant roll in balancing the tropical and temperate water ecosystem, which is why we celebrate their beauty and support research that informs management of their population.

    1. UPF 50+ sun protection (max rating achievable)
    2. Fibers mechanically engineered for quick-dry, moisture-wicking and breathability
    3. Resilient 4-way stretch and recovery for shape retention in and out of the water
    4. 100% chlorine, sun, salt water, and sunscreen resistant
    5. High neck collar, thumbholes at wrists, and medium back booty coverage
    6. Back zipper for easy entry, with a long paracord pull for easy zip up
    7. Raglan cut sleeves for great range of shoulder movement
    8. No shelf bra or padding. For more support, we suggest wearing a bikini top underneath
    9. Tag-less for comfort
  • Main fabric: 88% Repreve® RPET (recycled polyester made from post-consumer plastic bottles), 12% spandex

    Zipper: polyacetal resin (tough, high strength thermoplastic)

    Zipper pull: high tensile strength nylon paracord

UPF 50+ Sun Protection (Max Rating Achievable)

100% Fade-Proof From Chlorine, Sun & Saltwater

Anti-Microbial = Smell-Resistant

Fibers Mechanically Engineered For Quick-Dry & Moisture-Wicking

Made From Recycled Materials

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Advocate Apparel Inspired by tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier)

Tiger sharks are classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as “Near Threatened”, and thus, research, education and outreach is essential to ensuring healthy populations. As one of the ocean’s largest predators, these critical species sit at the top of the food chain, helping to regulate the delicate balance of populations of those beneath in the ecosystem. Decreased populations can result in trophic cascades, impacting the abundance and behavior of other species lower on the food chain.

Multiple research methods have shown that some species of sharks have declined in population by 90% or more during the last several decades in areas where they were formerly abundant. These declines are due to direct targeting in commercial fisheries, mostly for their fins and sometimes meat. Additionally, sharks are often caught unintentionally as bycatch in many other fisheries, caught and killed in some recreational fisheries (unlike catch and release), and may also be impacted by humans more indirectly through threats like habitat loss, pollution, and human-driven declines in the fish species sharks rely on for food.

5% of sales from your purchase of this product are donated to the Shark Research and Conservation Program at the University of Miami

"We are so proud of our collaboration with Waterlust. Not only does their support help enable our shark conservation research, but the apparel itself is a walking billboard for marine conservation. I love it when people on the street stop to ask me about my tiger shark board shorts. It's an opportunity to start a conversation about the wonders and perils faced by sharks and how the average person can help make a difference.”

Neil Hammerschlag, Ph.D.

the Shark Research and Conservation Program at the University of Miami

Customer Reviews

Based on 71 reviews
Lee Lord (Providence, RI, US)
Tiger Shark Sun Suit

Immediately became my new favorite suit. The fabric is top quality and the fit is perfect (I’m 5’4” 130lbs and got a medium)
I could stay in the ocean all day in this suit. And the print is FABULOUS

Jamie Donohue (Los Angeles, CA, US)

Tiger Shark Trailblazer Sun Suit

Brittany Norton (White Bear Lake, MN, US)

Very happy with this purchase. Absolutely beautiful print, material feels amazing, great quality. Size guide was spot on. Will keep in mind for future purchases, thank you!

Abriana Hendrix (Lakeland, FL, US)
A staple for all ocean adventures!

This sun suit quickly became a favorite when I purchased it initially, but after some time I outgrew it :( so, I got another, and I'm still just as in love with it as I was the first time around. It's great for snorkeling trips, and provides comfort and coverage, while also looking SO CUTE. I'm protected from sunburn AND I get so many compliments from my fellow marine biology students on our class outings! Definitely a favorite purchase.

Melissa (West Valley City, UT, US)

Tiger Shark Trailblazer Sun Suit

Morgan Sherwood (Walnut Creek, CA, US)
Great Quality

I love my new sun suit! I won it in a giveaway and it fits perfectly. The quality of the suit is super nice and the zip in the back is very practical!