Mako started life in 2008 through the passion and hard work of founder Jérémie Chapon and associate (and twice Olympian) Jessica Harrison. The first products they concentrated on were triathlon wetsuits with Jérémie deciding that the only way to find the perfect triathlon wetsuit would to be to create it. The objective was to create something completely new. To do that it was necessary to go off the beaten track and try not to be influenced by the products that were already available. That’s why they didn’t use any existing patterns, the idea being to create a new wetsuit from A to Z with the best materials for each price point and the most sophisticated cut possible. No marketing "bells and whistles" just race tested improvements.