Category Archives: Interviews

FINIS Hires Colleen Healy to Manage Customized Suit Sales and Designs

FINIS Hires Colleen Healy to Manage Customized Suit Sales and Designs

Livermore, CA – (February 4, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces Colleen Healy as the new Custom Sales Support Specialist.  Healy has a strong background in swimming, both as an athlete … Continue reading

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FINIS Welcomes Plamen Nikolov, New General Manager to the European Office

FINIS Welcomes Plamen Nikolov, New General Manager to the European Office

Livermore, CA– (January 29, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces Plamen Nikolov as the General Manager of FINIS Europe.  Nikolov brings 12 years of corporate experience in sales, marketing and … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (8)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #8: When it comes to getting oxygen in freestyle, breathing every cycle is as good as it gets. In almost every other sport but swimming we get the luxury of breathing whenever we want. With maximal exertion, we are … Continue reading

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FINIS Announces New Controller, Bruce Neuschwander

FINIS Announces New Controller, Bruce Neuschwander

  Livermore, CA – (January 22, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces Bruce Neuschwander as the new FINIS Controller.  Neuschwander has an extensive experience in controllership, planning, manufacturing, and international business … Continue reading

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Laurie Hug: How I Use the FINIS Circuit Trainer

Laurie Hug: How I Use the FINIS Circuit Trainer

This season we purchased a FINIS Circuit Trainer for use in our dryland circuits. It can be set for work and rest intervals along with the number of reps to be performed. This makes it much easier to keep track … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (7)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (7)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #7: In order to reduce the air bubbles behind your hand underwater, you must enter the hand delicately. Many beginner swimmers are taught to enter the hand just in front of their head and slide it … 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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FINIS Silicone Dome Cap Launch

FINIS Silicone Dome Cap Launch

FINIS Announces the New Silicone Dome Cap Racing Swim Cap That Reduces Drag for a Faster Race Livermore, CA – (November 6, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the immediate availability … Continue reading

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GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

GARY HALL: SWIMMING MYTHS DEBUNKED (4)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #4: The reason you keep the elbows high during the underwater pull is to increase power. I often hear this myth from both coaches and swimmers. When one looks at the underwater shots of the … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (3)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #3:  The reason one should rotate the body along the long axis in freestyle is to reduce drag. Please don’t tell me this is not a myth. I hear this from beginner coaches all the way … Continue reading

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