Water Polo Star, Tony Azevedo

 

SwimOutlet.com to Present Gold Medal Minute Series

San Jose, CA (April 24, 2012) – Starting in April, SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, will become the presenting sponsor for a series of news and insider vignettes highlighting swimming’s biggest stars.

Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com, being produced by Gold Medal Media and featured on the newly-launched SwimSwam.com, is a series of unique, behind-the-scenes interviews, profiles and reports on the world’s greatest aquatic athletes.

Episodes will capture athletes up-close-and-personal as they are rarely seen at the pool, during training or in the moments after their best performances with long-time swimming insider Mel Stewart as host. “Gold Medal Mel” is a three-time Olympic medalist and has reported on swimming since 1996, hosting aquatic events for ABC, NBC, ESPN, TBS, Fox Sports, E! Entertainment News and Yahoo Sports.

With vignettes, news and stories appealing to swimmers and non-swimmers alike, each feature in this 30 episode-run captures the personality of the athletes, giving you an “insiders” point of view on their lifestyle and training as they prepare for the Olympic Games in London. Early episodes include pieces with Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

“We’re proud to support a news and profile series that creates fun and engaging content for both swimmers and swim fans alike” said SwimOutlet.com Chief Marketing Officer Alexander Sienkiewicz. “This is a very exciting time for the sport with London on the horizon and we look forward to promoting our sport’s heroes through Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com.”

Produced by Gold Medal Media’s Tiffany Stewart, Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com will provide fans with over 100 minutes of engaging content. Other stories in the series will include profiles on Tony Azevedo, Water Polo’s Olympic star, and the USA Synchronized National Team, sponsored by SwimOutlet.com.

About SwimOutlet.com

SwimOutlet.com is the largest online specialty store for aquatics in the United States. The online retail store grew out of a dedication to providing the best goods and services to anyone interested in aquatic activities and sports. SwimOutlet.com has the largest selection for swimming, water polo, fashion, beach and surf! In addition to having an extensive selection and the lowest prices, SwimOutlet.com offers phenomenal customer service and fast shipping. The company has won the hearts of over two million happy customers who’ve helped spread the word on where to find the best deals.  It has quickly developed into the web’s most popular swim shop! For more information, visit http://www.swimoutlet.com.

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European
10 years ago

i ment better team will win..Sorry for my bad english grammar,it’s not my mother language

European
Reply to  Gold Medal Mel Stewart
10 years ago

Well,sure Mel,USA can be a factor for the medals,they have also very good players and WP is very unpredictable,but I honestly think that they won’t be a factor at least not for the gold.Don’t get me wrong,i’m not trashtalking,anything can happen,we all now what happened at that 4x100free in Beijing,it’s just my personal opinion,but i’m also not WP player,I’m swimmer,but i happen to come from a country where WP is very popular sport so I know something about it…But we’ll seewhat’s going to happen when the time comes and the better time will win 😉

European
10 years ago

Well,as a European,i honestly don’t think they’ll even be on the stands.You’ve got Serbia,Italy,Croatia,Montenegro and Hungary all in a race for gold,and judging from the preformances from the last two world champs,I really don’t think USA can get even a medal…

Reply to  Gold Medal Mel Stewart
10 years ago

Sounds like the makings of a great bet.

completelyconquered
10 years ago

I bet Tony could swim a 19 in the 50y free shaved and tapered.

Jake
10 years ago

Great article, USA going for the gold.

Also, where can I buy that suit that Tony is wearing @ 1:15?

Alexander
Reply to  Jake
10 years ago

Jake,

It is available here:

http://www.swimoutlet.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=30611&color=10890

The Zumo collection can be found here:
http://www.swimoutlet.com/Zumo/

cheers,

Alexander
Reply to  Jake
10 years ago

Shoot. I just noticed we are out of stock. I’ll have our team look into getting more.

You might also try reaching out to Zumo , at http://www.zumousa.com/

cheers,

Alexander
SwimOutlet.com

Admin
Reply to  Gold Medal Mel Stewart
10 years ago

I think Hungary could go down…but didn’t see anything in 2011 to indicate that the US are the ones to take their place. Should at least be a fun tournament – a whole lot of parity this year.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the field, if anyone missed it.

http://swimswam.com/2012/04/london-olympic-water-polo-field-is-set/

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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