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Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX

Style No: 7235034
$74.00 $55.06 - $74.00
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Product Details+
•PowerFLEX fabric:
•Durable fabric goes strong after 200 continuous hours exposure in the pool.
•Engineered to last 5-10 times longer than ordinary swimwear.
•Resists sagging, bagging and the effects of suntan lotion, skin oils, and chlorine.
•Sewn-in soft cups for modest coverage and light support.
•Moderate cut features a mid-length height.
•74% Nylon/26% LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber.
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KEY FEATURES
Ultra Back

Ultra Back

With a strap design that supports and stays in place, this comfortable back provides great range of motion.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Customer Ratings and Reviews:

SpeedoIllusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX
 
4.2

(Based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good size/fit (8)
  • High quality (8)
  • Attractive (7)
  • Dries quickly (5)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General fitness (5)
  • Casual swimming (4)
    • Fit:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Athletic (5), Comfort-oriented (4), Conservative (3), Enthusiast (3), Practical (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

great 4 lap swimming!

my Speedo Flow Active Crossback was starting to chafe me between the suit and my inner upper arms, so i ordered this Illusion Splice Ultraback and, viola, no more chafing! having had 3...Read complete review

my Speedo Flow Active Crossback was starting to chafe me between the suit and my inner upper arms, so i ordered this Illusion Splice Ultraback and, viola, no more chafing! having had 3 rotator cuff repairs, i can no longer do overhead strokes, including butterfly, freestyle, and backstroke; however, i still do the strokes i was taught in lifeguard training 30+ years ago -- "approach stroking" (a modified breaststroke) and "lifesaving stroke" (a modified sidestroke); these summer, i've added the "Combat Swimmer Stroke" that US Navy Seals do for long-distance swims; so, these strokes result in alot of suit-skin contact between my arms but, even though i now swim 1 mile every day for the past month, i have no chafing!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Suit for laps but has appearance trouble

Everything I could want in a suit for regular lap swim, pool play and snorkeling EXCEPT when you get out of the water, the small bra cups are very evident though the outer...Read complete review

Everything I could want in a suit for regular lap swim, pool play and snorkeling EXCEPT when you get out of the water, the small bra cups are very evident though the outer material. I've tried ordering a second suit thinking the first was goofy but they're both just the same. Our topnotch seamstress thought it was too tricky to add an inner layer but I'll ask her again...

Reviewed by 16 customers

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3.0

Not very appealing

By 

from San Jose, CA

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Fabric
  • Good Fit
  • Sturdy

Cons

  • Not Attractive

Best Uses

  • Lap Swim

Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

Bought this suit in size 6 (my US dress size is 8). Fits great, good fabric, has bra padding but returned it because i liked another suit I ordered better and this one doesn't look very attractive.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Absolutely the most comfortable suit I have ever owned

By 

from Arizona

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training
      • Sports Training

      Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

      No comment

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Nice suit!

      By 

      from Springfield, illinois

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Fitness
          • Lap Swim Suit

          Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

          This is my second purchase of this suit. I must admit I did not take as good care of the first suit, as I should have, it still lasted several years.
          Great suit for lap swims.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          great suit

          By 

          from syracuse,ny

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Multifunctional
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Fitness

            Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

            great overall suit for just casual or workout use. very well made.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Love It

            By 

            from O'Fallon, IL

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

            I've had issue w/ other Speedo swim suit holding up to a 3x week swimmer in a YMCA pool and all the chlorine. One month in and this ones seems good. But I will keep an eye on it

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great suit!

            By 

            from syracuse,ny

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Fitness

              Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

              This is a great suit so far for water aerobics and aqua jogging. The suit really holds
              in place and I do not have to worry about tugging at the suit to keep it in place. My hope is that it will hold up over time with constant use and the chlorine. If it does, I will keep buying this suit for life.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I buy this product again and again

              By 

              from Prescott, AZ

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Fitness

                Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                I wear this product for water exercise. I am 64 years old and this suit makes me feel and look younger. It holds in at all the right places, easy to get on and off, and moves with your body as you move in the water.
                I have owned several of the same suit in different colors. Although, chlorine resistant, my only wish is that it would last forever!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great suit!

                By 

                from Yadkinville, NC

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Fitness

                  Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                  I was looking for a suit to use for cardio aquatics. This suit supports when very active and and is made of very durable material that should last. I am very pleased with the attractive design as well.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Suit for laps but has appearance trouble

                  By 

                  from Stillwater, MN

                  About Me Athletic, Comfort-oriented

                  Verified Buyer
                  A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Flattering
                  • Good Fit
                  • High Quality

                  Cons

                  • Bra Cups Show When Wet

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                    Everything I could want in a suit for regular lap swim, pool play and snorkeling EXCEPT when you get out of the water, the small bra cups are very evident though the outer material. I've tried ordering a second suit thinking the first was goofy but they're both just the same. Our topnotch seamstress thought it was too tricky to add an inner layer but I'll ask her again...

                    • Fit:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    great 4 lap swimming!

                    By 

                    from Annapolis, MD

                    About Me Athletic, Returning 2 Fitness

                    Verified Buyer
                    A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

                    Pros

                    • Dries Quickly
                    • Good Fit
                    • High Quality
                    • Lightweight
                    • No Chafing

                    Cons

                    • Need more color choices
                    • Tight Thru Hips

                    Best Uses

                    • Mind-numbing Lap Swimming

                    Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                    my Speedo Flow Active Crossback was starting to chafe me between the suit and my inner upper arms, so i ordered this Illusion Splice Ultraback and, viola, no more chafing! having had 3 rotator cuff repairs, i can no longer do overhead strokes, including butterfly, freestyle, and backstroke; however, i still do the strokes i was taught in lifeguard training 30+ years ago -- "approach stroking" (a modified breaststroke) and "lifesaving stroke" (a modified sidestroke); these summer, i've added the "Combat Swimmer Stroke" that US Navy Seals do for long-distance swims; so, these strokes result in alot of suit-skin contact between my arms but, even though i now swim 1 mile every day for the past month, i have no chafing!

                    • Fit:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    Sewn in cups

                    By 

                    from Texas

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • High Quality

                    Cons

                    • Poor Fit

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Swimming
                    • Racing

                    Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                    I am plus sized and ordered a number of Speedos fitness suits to try on at home because I couldn't find them in my size locally. My need is for a lap swimming suit. I ordered a size 18 and this felt pretty true to size. The back was a little low and the straps cut across at just the wrong height for me, accentuating things I don't want accentuated. The chest area was the weird spot. I am not a long torso by any means, but the sewn-in cups were way too low to match up with my anatomy. It squished me down but looked baggy. Cute suit, but the fit was just way off for me.

                    • Fit:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    fits great!

                    By 

                    from Fairfax, VA

                    About Me Conservative

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Good Fit
                    • High Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Swimming

                      Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                      Fits well and looks great

                      • Fit:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Nice suit

                      By 

                      from Ithaca, NY

                      About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Dries Quickly
                      • Flattering
                      • Good Fit
                      • High Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Casual Swimming

                        Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                        I'm very happy with this suit. The lining is a bit overgenerous, which takes away from the comfort level somewhat, but that's a minor complaint.

                        • Fit:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Good for work-outs not speed

                        By 

                        from Madison, CT

                        About Me Athletic, Comfort-oriented, Practical

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer
                        A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

                        Pros

                        • Good Fit
                        • GOOD SUPPORT
                        • High Quality

                        Cons

                        • Not For Racing

                        Best Uses

                        • Casual Swimming
                        • Kicking And Pulling

                        Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                        I use this to alternate with my racing suit. It has significant drag. I love the suport and shape. Holding up very well.

                        • Fit:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Suit

                        By 

                        from cold pools in Massachusetts

                        About Me Athletic, Comfort-oriented, Conservative

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer
                        A Bronze Reviewer has written 2 or more reviews.

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Dries Quickly
                        • Flattering
                        • Good Fit
                        • High Quality
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Lap swimming

                          Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                          Great suit, attractive, holds up well to laps 3X week. Attractive. I never have to pull, push or tug. Very comfortable and true to size.

                          • Fit:
                          • Feels true to size

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again.

                          By 

                          from Upstate NY

                          About Me Athletic, Conservative, Practical

                          Verified Buyer
                          A Helpful Reviewer has received 2 or more helpful votes.

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Dries Quickly
                          • Flattering
                          • Good Fit
                          • High Quality
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Water aerobics

                            Comments about Speedo Illusion Splice Ultraback - PowerFLEX:

                            I use this suit for water aerobics, and I like the modest bust and leg opening coverage.

                            • Fit:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            • Q:

                              How does the fabric last in chlorine?
                              Asked on 8/20/2015 by Charkteeth

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Charkteeth: PowerFLEX is durable fabric that goes strong after 200 continuous hours exposure in the pool, and is engineered to last 5-10 times longer than ordinary swimwear.

                                Answered on 10/1/2015 by Speedo USA from Los Angeles
                            • Q:

                              So, when wearing the suit, how far up are the leg cuts, the openings? I'm looking at this for a more modest swimsuit, so that would Kind of defeat the purpose if it were too high.
                              Asked on 5/28/2014 by Ronnie from Kansas City, KS

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This suit has a moderate leg cut and should fit approximately 1" below your hip bone.

                                Answered on 5/29/2014 by Speedo USA
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