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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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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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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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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 (10)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (10)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #10: The Race Club is only meant for sprinters I admit that at the Olympic level, nearly all of our success has been with sprinters. That is because our former coach, Mike Bottom (currently head coach at University … 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 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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