Category Archives: Athletes

Wendy Boglioli: The Alignment Kickboard

Wendy Boglioli: The Alignment Kickboard

If you like gear that makes things easier, then the FINIS Alignment Kickboard might not be right for you. But if you’re the type who craves improvement and knows it doesn’t come easy, then this piece of equipment will become your … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: Positive Drive Fins (PDF)

Laurie Hug: Positive Drive Fins (PDF)

“Those are the oddest looking fins I have ever seen!” said one of my training partners when I pulled the Positive Drive Fins (PDFs) out of my equipment bag. Yeah, I guess they do look kind of funny compared to … Continue reading

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Receive Important News, Straight to your Inbox

Receive Important News, Straight to your Inbox

Be sure to sign up for the FINIS Swim Bag to receive all the latest information on products, sales, and events in your area! Subscribe Here is a short update on what you may have missed: 1) Tempo Trainer Pro: Reference … Continue reading

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

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

Livermore, CA – (July 31, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces a partnership with Under Armour Inc., an innovative performance brand specializing in apparel, footwear and accessories across numerous sports.  Moving forward, all FINIS teams will be able to utilize the full range … Continue reading

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Gold Medalist, Wendy Boglioli and the Swimmer’s Snorkel

Gold Medalist, Wendy Boglioli and the Swimmer's Snorkel

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting the crew at the FINIS HQ and testing out their gear. I knew they were innovative, but it didn’t hit me exactly how revolutionary their equipment is until I started using it … Continue reading

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Dana Greene: 2013 USMS Pan American Masters Championships, Recap

Dana Greene: 2013 USMS Pan American Masters Championships, Recap

The 2013 USMS Pan American Masters Championships was an amazing experience.  Set in Sarasota, Florida at the YMCA Selby Aquatic Center, swimmers were treated to a perfect competitive experience.  The Sarasota Sharks and the United States Masters Swimming staff did … Continue reading

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The Race Club: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter

The Race Club: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter

The Quest to Hydroplane: Nuances of an Elite Sprinter Watching fast swimmers do freestyle is a thing of beauty. It looks easy but it is not. Hard and sustained training is an integral part of that formula but there are … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Olympic triathlete, Brendan Sexton

UPDATE: Olympic triathlete, Brendan Sexton

So 2013 has been in stark contrast to the past few years for me. My recent manner of stepping into the year early at full pelt and knocking out my season’s best results before the international scene has even started … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Craig Dietz swims Sharkfest

VIDEO: Craig Dietz swims Sharkfest

  Craig Dietz swims from Alcatraz Island into Aquatic Park, through the San Francisco Bay. About: “Dietz was born without limbs, but embodies effort and positivity. In a message that hits every naysayer and individual with a negative outlook on … Continue reading

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Craig Dietz swims Sharkfest 2013

Craig Dietz swims Sharkfest 2013

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” -Thomas Paine CLICK FOR VIDEO Craig Deitz is an extraordinary athlete. His story is unique in that he does not share the same loping swimming stroke pattern as many of his … Continue reading

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