“The University of Texas Women’s Team is an accomplished and talented group of athletes, and we are proud to officially add them to Team Arena,” said Tim McCool, vice president and general manager of Arena North America.”
Arena, the Italian aquatics sports brand that has become one of the biggest swimwear companies in the world, has been purchased by Capvis.
Breaststroke specialist and 2013 NCAA champion Laura Sogar is the newest member of Arena’s North American roster of elite athletes, the Portland, Ore.-based company announced today. Sogar completed her collegiate swimming career at the University of Texas in 2013.
Megan Romano leads all money-earners after one stop of the Arena Grand Prix circuit, taking in a neat $2000 for four wins in Minneapolis. The top earner on the men’s side is Conor Dwyer, who picked up $1600 for two wins and two second places.
Italian great Massimiliano Rosolino has joined the Arena swimwear team leading up to the 2016 Rio Olympics. The partnership was…
“I’ve been wearing Arena suits all summer and have found great success in the pool,” said Shields. “I’m so happy to officially be aligned with Arena. The technology is the best in the industry, and I am proud to represent a company that is true leader in the swimming community.”
The golden boy of the London Olympics, and already a Dubai crowd favourite, South African Chad Le Clos, and Tunisian distance superstar Oussama Mellouli will be on hand to meet the children and sign autographs after the Children’s World Cup races on both Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October.
Arena Athlete, Ruta Meilutyte, reacts with emotion after breaking the 100 meters breaststroke world record at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcleona, Spain. Almost half of all medals awarded in the pool and open water went to swimmers wearing Arena suits. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
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)
Silver Medalist Named Director of Sales for Portland-Based Swimwear Company (Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport)
“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.”
Athletes May Exchange Carbon Pro for New Mark 2 Through Designated Website (Image courtesy of Arena)
“The USA Swimming Foundation has partnered with Arena and SwimOutlet.com in an effort to benefit the USA Swimming Foundation and its Make a Splash Local Partners by providing low-cost swimwear and equipment online with the aim of introducing more people to the sport.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Orange and Cyan Highlight Upcoming Release
“The company has expressed profound apologies to all consumers for the inconvenience caused by arena’s decision to waive approval codes on the old model Carbon-Pro. It added further that it is doing everything in its power to rectify the situation as quickly as possible, and to minimize the impact of the switchover.”