Single-piece wetsuit covering everything except the head, feet, and hands. Surfers in the early 1960s began to guard against cold water by layering a front-zip wetsuit jacket over a torso-and-legs-covering "long john"; by 1969 many surfers instead used a zipperless long-sleeve top worn underneath the long john. These two-piece solutions were warm, but restrictive. The Supersuit, made by O'Neill a...

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