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O’Neill Hyperfreak – Complete Wetsuit Overview

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O’Neill Hyperfreak
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ABOUT THE HYPERFREAK: O’Neill is one the oldest wetsuit makers in surf business – well known for their large range of sizes and models at an affordable price tag. Hyperfreak is their mid-high end wetsuits for surfers who want to perform well and feel warm during the intense surf sessions, anywhere around the world.

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O’Neill Hyperfreak Review

Super minimal seam deisgn on the exclusive TechnoButter 3 & TB3X materials – 20% lighter with 30% less water absorption

Model Availability:
  • 5/4 with hood | 5/4 | 4/3 | 2mm | 1.5mm | 1mm | 0.5mm
  • Chest-Zip | Zipless
  • Fullsuit, Hooded Fullsuit, Long Leg Shorty, Long-sleeve Shorty, Long Sleeve Top, Rib Cage Vest
  • Price: from $60 to $315

SPECS & FEATURES

 

Technobutter 3 & TB3X neoprene

O’Neill’s exclusive new improved stretch, hydrophobic neoprene with featherlight ENVY foam rubber core. Ultimate, flexibility, warmth and comfort. Combined with Technobutter 3X, the lightest, most flexible, softest material ever created.

Glued, Blindstitched & taped Seams

Soft and durable neoprene seam tape. 0.5mm split-neoprene applied to triple-glued seams to seal out water keeping you dry and loose.

F.U.Z.E. Entry system

O’Neill’s exclusive F.U.Z.E. (Front Upper Zip Entry) system offers a fresh alternative. Using the same free floating zipper technology as their patented Z.E.N. ZIP closure. The F.U.Z.E. closure keeps you dry and allows unrestricted flexibility.

Double superseal neck

A toasty warm two layer design featuring a 360˚ smooth skin interior lining, wide adjustablility, and a secure lock down. Fully adjustable and watertight.

Strategic seamless paddle zones

An ergonomic, seamless under sleeve panel that allows for unrestricted motion and eliminates rashing. Flexible and unique design which utilizes minimal seam placement for comfort.

Sidewinder S-Curve seams

Sidewinder S-Curve seams

Krypto knee padz

Abrasion resistant, high stretch neoprene panel with ergonomic shaping for comfortable durability. Flexible and unique design utilizes and extended knee pad for added durability.

External key pocket with loop

Abrasion resistant, high stretch neoprene panel with ergonomic shaping for comfortable durability. Located along the lower leg inseam. Constructed with Fluid Seam Weld and UltraFlex DS neoprene, this key pocket has added strength, easy access and completely secure.

WASHING INSTRUCTIONS: Rinse with cool water and drip dry out of direct sunlight

O’Neill Hyperfreak Con’s: After reading through the feedbacks on Amazon, some size XL+ wetsuit owners claimed the suits were falling apart or letting water in. No shorty or long john in the listings.

CONCLUSIONS:

Price: 4/5
Technology: 5/5
Flexibility 5/5
Design: 5/5
Sizes: 4/5
Types: 4/5

Total Score: 4.5/5

Why would I personally pick the Hyperfreak among other wetsuits out there? Obviously the super stretchy, comfrotable and toasty Technobutter neoprene, and the availability of zipless suits!


Key Factors When Choosing A Wetsuit

  1. TYPE – Determine which type of wetsuit do you need: Chest/Back-Zip, short sleeve or a full wetsuit.
  2. THICKNESS – Choose the right thickness for the season.
  3. SIZE – Make sure you get extactly the right size. When you have to choose between two sizes, weight is more important. O’Neill’s size chart is pretty spot on!


Shop O’Neill Hyperfreak for Men on AMAZON

Rib Cage Vest

0.5mm Long Sleeve Top

1.5mm Long Sleeve Top

2mm Long Sleeve Shorty Chest Zip

2mm Short Sleeve Long Legs Wetsuit Chest Zip

3/2 Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

3/2 Full Wetsuit Zipless

4/3 Full Wetsuit Zipeless

4/3 Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

5/4 Hooded Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

Men’s O’Neill Hyperfreak Size Guide

from 168cm to 193cm / 5’6″ to 6’4″
from 52kg to 122kg / 115 lbs to 270lbs


Shop O’Neill Hyperfreak For Women on AMAZON

3/2 Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

4/3 Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

5/4 Full Wetsuit (O’Neill.com) Chest Zip

Women’s O’Neill Hyperfreak Size Guide

from 155cm to 183cm / 5’1″ to 6’0″
from 40.75kg to 84kg / 90lbs to 185lbs

 


 

Shop O’Neill Hyperfreak Youth Wetsuits On AMAZON

3/2 Comp Full Wetsuit Zipless

3/2 Comp Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

4/3 Comp Full Wetsuit Zipless

4/3 Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

5/4 Hooded Full Wetsuit Chest Zip

Youth’s O’Neill Hyperfreak Size Guide:

from 2’10.5″ to 5’7″ / 87cm to 170cm
from 25lbs to 135 lbs / 11kg to 61kg


Want your wetsuit to last? Check out our wetsuit maintenance article.

Thank you and have a good one!

 

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