January 21, 2008 was like any other winter day in Minneapolis, Minnesota – a balmy four degrees outside. That day,…
The World Games took place in Los Angeles from July 25 to August 2, and played host to over 6,500 athletes, 30,000 volunteers and over 500,000 spectators.
Weggemann is entered in the 50, 100 and 400 meter freestyle events, along with the 100 meter backstroke and the 200 meter individual medley.
“One of our swimmers, a 15 year-old girl with autism, with about 9 years of swimming experience, recently made her high school swim team and competes in U.S. Paralympics events.”
Snyder has an inspiring story behind his success in the pool. In 2011, he lost his eyesight to an improvised explosive device (IED) that detonated while he was serving the U.S. Navy in Afghanistan.
Lelliott, coached by Mark Skimming at Bath University, also cracked the World Top 10 on his way to the gold medal, with a winning time of 3.48.84.
Take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the FINIS Professional Athletes Photo Shoot.
John Mix, CEO, FINIS, Inc.: “We’re broadening our gaze to a more global market—this is one of many steps down a path to growing our international presence.”
FINIS, Inc., a worldwide leader in technical swimming development, is proud to announce that Tri-Dimensions, a Germany-based triathlon retailer, will now represent FINIS in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
FINIS hires of former Virginia Tech swimmer CJ Fiala as a new Marketing Coordinator responsible for Public Relations and Athlete Sponsorship.
The FINIS Swim Leg will feature prominently at races across the United States.
Heidi Kast’s mother, Patti Kast, started Kast-A-Way Swimwear, Inc. in 1976 and together the Kast family established the company as a hallmark retailer and team dealer in the swimming industry.
Building strength and technique in one workout can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you don’t have 90 minutes to spare in the pool.
Practicing proper technique is arguably the #1 measure you can take to prevent or recover from an overuse injury. To avoid technique that can aggravate an injury, warm-up with 3-5 drills before every workout.
With a time of 24.35, Vanderpool-Wallace is now tied for 3rd in the world with Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands.