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FINIS Sponsors Olympic Champion, Anthony Ervin

FINIS Sponsors Olympic Champion, Anthony Ervin

Livermore, CA – (May 9, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of Olympic Gold Medalist, Anthony Ervin. Ervin’s story is a remarkable one, in that his last … Continue reading

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FINIS Sponsors Olympian Roy-Allan Saul Burch

FINIS Sponsors Olympian Roy-Allan Saul Burch

Livermore, CA – (May 9, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of Olympic athlete, Roy-Allan Saul Burch. The sprinter from Bermuda currently lives and trains in Cornelius, … Continue reading

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2013 Red Dot Award, FINIS Agility Paddles

2013 Red Dot Award, FINIS Agility Paddles

Livermore, CA – (April 3, 2013) The innovative swim company, FINIS, impressed a 37-member jury of design experts with their new strapless Agility Paddles to receive the “red dot award: product design 2013”. The “red dot” is a coveted recognition … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: FINIS Agility Paddles

Laurie Hug: FINIS Agility Paddles

Last summer at USMS Nationals I had hoped to try out the new FINIS Agility Paddles but ran out of time.  Fortunately, one of the masters swimmers who swims for my club bought a pair and let me test them … Continue reading

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Kristi Johnson: Training for Open Water

Kristi Johnson: Training for Open Water

For any triathlete, the open water swim can be somewhat scary. There is no black line to follow at the bottom of the lake or the ocean. The water is not crystal clear but rather dark and ominous. More often … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (9)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (9)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #9: All swimming drills are good for you. I am a big believer in doing drills. In fact, if more swimmers spent a little more time doing drills and not worry so much about squeezing in another minute … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

Laurie Hug: FINIS Tempo Trainer Pro

About four years ago, I purchased a FINIS Tempo Trainer and immediately loved the product. I started using it during solo training sessions where I found I was able to stay more focused and keep up with more difficult intervals. Setting … Continue reading

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FINIS “Why Swim” video

FINIS "Why Swim" video

Why swim? We all make the trip to the pool for a slightly different reason. Whether you swim for fitness or to escape, we all agree that there is something special about the water. No other sport will leave you … Continue reading

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FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Nicoletta Simonazzi

FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Nicoletta Simonazzi

Livermore, CA – (February 7, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the two-year sponsorship of athlete, Nicoletta Simonazzi. The Italian open water swimmer’s career skyrocketed in 2009 when she … Continue reading

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FINIS Welcomes Bobby Savulich as its New International and Team Sales Rep

FINIS Welcomes Bobby Savulich as its New International and Team Sales Rep

Livermore, CA – (February 6, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, welcomes Bobby Savulich as the International and Team Sales Representative for the company. Savulich’s impressive swimming career took off when he … Continue reading

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