Author Archives: David Seiler

How to: FINIS Hand Paddles

How to: FINIS Hand Paddles

Most swimmers and coaches find a use for their paddles almost every day. Until recently, there were fewer variations of style one could choose when purchasing their equipment. FINIS has released a number of hand paddles that have challenged all … Continue reading

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Using the “F” Word

Using the "F" Word

We live in a society where people are terrified of the “F” word: Failure. The fear of letting yourself or others down is what drives a huge portion of our society to do the things they do. Swimmers face Failure … Continue reading

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The Alignment Kickboard: Helen’s Story

The Alignment Kickboard: Helen's Story

There are a few moments at FINIS that stand out as more significant than others. The ability to help people do what they love is one of the most rewarding experiences we are granted as humans. Below is an email … Continue reading

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Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

TALKING WITH AUSTRALIA’S TRENT GRIMSEY ABOUT ENGLISH CHANNEL RECORD Mike Lewis | September 18th, 2012 | Categories: Featured, News, Open Water, Video photo: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim SEARCH RECENT POSTS Talking with Australia’s Trent Grimsey about English Channel Record Make Sense of … Continue reading

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Open Water Comparison: FINIS Surge vs. Zoggs

Open Water Comparison: FINIS Surge vs. Zoggs

The folks at FINIS have been fortunate enough to find themselves at the center of an open water explosion. This subcategory of the sport we all love has evolved into one of the most rapidly growing activities in the country. … Continue reading

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In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

We were very fortunate to have Ben Lecomte come to the FINIS office today. Ben currently holds the World Record for the longest swim in history, when in 1998 he swam from the East coast of the United States over … Continue reading

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FINIS’ Trent Grimsey breaks English Channel swim record

FINIS' Trent Grimsey breaks English Channel swim record

Grimsey breaks channel swim record   http://www.theage.com.au Date September 10, 2012 Trent Grimsey, FINA’s top ranked Open Water swimmer, has broken the record for an unassisted solo crossing of the English Channel by a massive two minutes and 50 seconds. … Continue reading

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Grimsey is Grand Prix Champion

Grimsey is Grand Prix Champion

  FINIS sponsored athlete Trent Grimsey was crowned the overall champion in the 2012 FINA Grand Prix Series. He finished second behind Peter Stoychev in the 30km Macedonian Grand Prix race, and was leading up until the last 500 meters of the … Continue reading

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Past, Present, and Future: the Breaststroke Pulldown

There has been much discussion lately surrounding the presence of dolphin kicks in the breaststroke pulldown. It has been the hot topic of the last eight years of international competition and has led to some dramatic changes in the rules … Continue reading

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