Designed to stay in place in very small waves (broken waves)
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.
Ideal for learning to surf in broken waves, stand-up paddle cruising or snorkelling. With their slightly loose fit and low-rise waist, Tini boardshorts suit all body shapes. Its rather short length doesn't visually "cut" the leg and creates a nice figure. Its drawstring guarantees great staying power during use.
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 follow a test protocol in a pool at our design offices in Hendaye, southwest France. 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.
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 southwest 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
Machine wash - 86°F max - permanent press
Do not use bleach
Do not tumble dry
Iron - Max temperature of 230°F without steam
Do not dry-clean
Restrictions on use
Not recommended for regular use in a chlorinated environment.
TESTS AND WARRANTY
This product has been tested in use 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.