Don't tell me that the first time you used goggles was at a race meet.If you did that than your time was worthless because all you did during the race was thinking of your tight fitting goggles or they were hanging around your neck for the whole race.
he suggests wearing your wetsuit during a pool set and doing fast starts with groups to simulate race-day efforts. source: triathlete-europe.competitor.com
Is this not a result of health and safety gone mad in modern society and the organizers being worried about being sued? As well as suit manufacturers money.