Arena signs sponsorship agreement with U.S. Bronze Medallist & NCAA Champion Caitlin Leverenz

“Caitlin is a talented and dedicated athlete, who is widely respected by teammates and coaches alike,” said Tim McCool, GM of Arena North America. “As a brand that stands for quality and speed, we are thrilled to not only add another one of the world’s fastest swimmers to our growing roster of Team USA athletes, but also to align with an ambassador who is as impressive in the water as she is out of it.” (Image courtesy of Arena)

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Podium 360 Premieres Thursday, August 8, at 7:30 PM ET on Universal Sports Network

The premier episode of Podium 360 will feature the best of the 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships including 16-year-old Katie Ledecky’s world record performance in the 1500m freestyle and teen sensation Missy Franklin’s medal haul. (Image courtesy of Universal Sports Network)

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The USA Swimming Foundation Heads to Southern California For the US Open and Speedo Jr Nationals

Join Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones, Janet Evans, and Jason Lezak to support the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission to Save Lives and Build Champions. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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FINIS Partners With Under Armour to Offer Technical Products to Sponsored Teams

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces a partnership with Under Armour Inc., an innovative performance brand specializing in apparel, footwear…

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British Swimming Seeks Leader in High Performance Sport – Job Search

British Swimming is seeking an experienced leader in high performance sport to drive the strategic delivery of our world class athlete performance pathway to maximise the potential of the World Class Podium Potential and Talent athletes. (Image courtesy of British Swimming)

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Arena Debuts Limited Edition Suit for U.S. National Team at 2013 FINA World Championships

The limited edition POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro Mark 2 features a red, white and blue pattern and is currently exclusive to U.S. National Team athletes competing internationally. The suit was designed to celebrate Arena’s eight-year sponsorship as the exclusive outfitter of the U.S. National Swim Team. It will hit retail stores in the U.S. and internationally in October 2013. (Image courtesy of Arena)


Dolfin Swim Lands Coaching Legend Randy Reese to Senior Member Advisory Board

Few coaches have ever won a national championship, had a team ranked #1 in the country, or coached swimmers to Olympic gold. Randy Reese might be the first and only coach to do so at every level.


Hardcoreswim Partners with Olympian Tony Azevedo To Dive Deeply into Water Polo And Launch HardCorePolo Division

HardCoreSwim, Inc., a Southern California custom swimsuit company, has joined forces with 4-time Olympian Tony Azevedo to formally launch its HardCorePolo division, dedicated to the advancement and promotion of Water Polo by providing teams worldwide with superior custom water polo suits and water polo caps, all made in the USA. (Photo Courtesy of HardCoreSwim – Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)


World’s 1st Shark Repelling Wetsuit (Warning: Dramatic Footage)

Open water athletes, surfers and recreational swimmers with a fear of being eaten have a new line of defense against their fears, a new shark deterent technology for wetsuits.


FINA World Championship Medals Revealed, Silicone Ribbons Break Tradition – Video

FINA contracted Lagranja, a Barcelona-based design firm, to recreate the medals awarded during the 2013 FINA World Championships.

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Three-Time Olympian Duplanty Joins Arena North America Staff

Silver Medalist Named Director of Sales for Portland-Based Swimwear Company (Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport)

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2013 World Championships Preview: Campbell Looking to Make Up For Lost Time in the Women’s 100 Freestyle

After having to withdraw from the individual 100 freestyle at the Olympics in London due pancreatitis Australian Cate Campbell has returned to the pool with determination… (Photo courtesy of Swimming Australia/Delly Carr)


Sprint Star James Magnussen Lands Arena Sponsorship

“I am very excited and honoured to be working with Arena in the future of my swimming career,” said Magnussen. “The company and the people are highly respected all over the swimming world and so to be joining the International Elite team is something that means a lot to me.”


Universal Sports and NBC Present 2013 FINA World Championships, TV Schedule

Universal Sports Network and NBC will air 70 hours of premier pool action from the 2013 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, Spain, from Saturday, July 20, through Sunday, August 4, in the world championships for diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)