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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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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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Henri Schoeman becomes S. African Champ!

Henri Schoeman becomes S. African Champ!

The following article is a contribution from Mark Etheridge at Road to Rio, 2016. http://www.roadtorio.co.za/2013/03/19/schoeman-roberts-take-national-triathlon-titles/   Schoeman, Roberts take national triathlon titles  Email This Post or  Print This Post Tuesday March 19, 2013By Mark EtheridgeHenri Schoeman and Kate Roberts were crowned South … 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 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 Signs Alexander Studzinski

FINIS Signs Alexander Studzinski

Livermore, CA – (January 8, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of athlete, Alexander Studzinski.  The German open water swimmer from Wiesbaden has competed all over the world, including … Continue reading

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FINIS Launches the New Streamline Log

FINIS Launches the New Streamline Log

Livermore, CA – (December, 21 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the immediate upgrade of the Swimsense Performance Monitor online training log. The new Streamline Training Log is now integrated with … Continue reading

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FINIS Sponsors the Univ. of Alabama

FINIS Sponsors the Univ. of Alabama

Livermore, CA – (December 6, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, announces an official team sponsorship with the University of Alabama. Over the next 3 years, the men and women’s teams will utilize FINIS technical swimming products and wear … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (6)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #6:When it comes to swimming fast, kicking is overrated. Kicking is anything but overrated. As some of you have already learned, I believe that it is the power of the kick that separates the great … 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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