Training

FINIS Vapor Launches January 2014, Video Teaser

The Vapor tech suit uses hydro-reflective technology to repel water and increase your optimal efficiency.

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Add Pace Pal to your Workouts, Stayed Focused in Training

If you’re in intense practices or just swimming to stay fit, this portable, underwater pace clock is ideal.

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Swim Like A Champion Photo Vault: Behind the Scenes

SwimSwam got a peek behind the scenes at the “Swim Like A Champion” production shoot thanks to the Fitter and Faster Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.

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VIDEO: Shoulberg sharing himself and his passion with the world

A group of Germantown Academy alumni gathered in 2009 to celebrate Dick Shoulberg’s 40 years with the program.

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SwimOutlet.com Adds Triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker to Athlete Roster

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, has added triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker to its athlete roster for 2014 as an in-house content contributor for such topics as expert guides, product reviews, training tips and other triathlon-related information.

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Swim Like A Champion, Not your Typical Instructional Video Series

Since Saturday, December 7th, a lot of elite swimmers have been tweeting and posting cryptic messages to Facebook, teasing that something is coming soon. That something is out, the Swim A Like Champion Video Series courtesy of the Fitter and Faster Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com.

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Building Leg Drive & The Snorkel

One of the key advantages to using the Swimmer’s Snorkel is that it allows you to work on other areas of your stroke without being interrupted by the need to breath.

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Last minute Christmas gifts for the swimmers in your life

What does a swimmer want for Christmas? Besides food (always a hit), here are some unique ideas.

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How to Flip Turn, dos and don’ts

There are two common mistakes that many swimmers of all abilities make when performing flip turns. The first and most frequently observed is gliding into the wall, causing the swimmer to lose speed thus slowing down the flip.

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Dr. Andrew Chadeayne Tells His Story of Inventing SwimSpray

FROM DR. CHADEAYNE: “SwimSpray’s best selling point is that it actually works – my hair isn’t crunchy or dead anymore. My skin doesn’t burn or itch. Getting the chlorine off after swimming feels great.”

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Art of the Cap: Nathan Adrian x Gianmarco Magnani

Sprint star Nathan Adrian, who won gold in the 100m Freestyle in London, partnered with celebrated Peruvian illustrator Gianmarco Magnani to create a swim cap that pays tribute to his hard-working hometown of Bremerton, Washington, and its ship-building history.

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New tool for open water swimmers

PACE PAL® is excited to announce its new patent pending Variable Ballast Training Buoy & Hydration Carrier for open water & pool swimmers is now available at the introductory price of $39.00 plus shipping. Pictured, below, this unique pull buoy includes a patent pending fastener system that allows full kicking from the hip; stays in place during long swims and high speed flip turns.

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Jolyn Swimwear Photo Vault: Fashion x Performance

Jolyn has carved itself a niche in the swimwear and apparel industry by combining the technical structure of performance gear with an aesthetic sensibility. An innovative hybrid, Jolyn’s excellence in both worlds has gained them access to the elite world of competitive water sports, as well as crowning the brand a fashion editorial darling.

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Art of the Cap: Cullen Jones x Jolby & Friends

Olympic gold medalist and swim safety advocate Cullen Jones teamed up with Jolby & Friends, a collaborative creative studio based in Portland, Oregon, to design a swim cap for those who “dare to be different.”

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Icy Bitter Cold Swim Practice – For the Love of the Sport

If you experience a swimming practice under extreme conditions, capture photos and/or video and share with SwimSwam.

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