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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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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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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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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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Gary Hall, Swimming Myths Debunked (5)

Gary Hall, Swimming Myths Debunked (5)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #5. The reason we pull freestyle underwater with a high elbow is to increase the surface area of our arm. In case you hadn’t noticed, I am preaching high elbows a lot. There is a … 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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