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FINIS Swimmer’s Snorkel: Keeping up with the Joneses

FINIS Swimmer’s Snorkel: Keeping up with the Joneses

As the coach of a small year-round swim program, you quickly encounter the difficulties associated with funding. Many teams must be very resourceful and juggle with ideas of buying or creating their own swim equipment.  Some teams have the ability … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (2)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (2)

Ten Swimming Myths Busted Myth #2: The only time you need to worry about reducing frontal drag is on the start and turns. Getting into a tight streamline is extremely important for the dive and turns. Your body speed is … Continue reading

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Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

Trent Grimsey on SwimSwam news

TALKING WITH AUSTRALIA’S TRENT GRIMSEY ABOUT ENGLISH CHANNEL RECORD Mike Lewis | September 18th, 2012 | Categories: Featured, News, Open Water, Video photo: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim SEARCH RECENT POSTS Talking with Australia’s Trent Grimsey about English Channel Record Make Sense of … Continue reading

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Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (1)

Gary Hall: Swimming Myths Debunked (1)

Swimming Myth #1 To go faster in swimming one must push out the back of the arm pull.  I believe this myth may have originated with an article that appeared some time in the 90′s. The article showed a swimming … Continue reading

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In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

In the FINIS Office: Ben Lecomte

We were very fortunate to have Ben Lecomte come to the FINIS office today. Ben currently holds the World Record for the longest swim in history, when in 1998 he swam from the East coast of the United States over … Continue reading

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FINIS’ Trent Grimsey breaks English Channel swim record

FINIS' Trent Grimsey breaks English Channel swim record

Grimsey breaks channel swim record   http://www.theage.com.au Date September 10, 2012 Trent Grimsey, FINA’s top ranked Open Water swimmer, has broken the record for an unassisted solo crossing of the English Channel by a massive two minutes and 50 seconds. … Continue reading

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2012 FINIS Catfish OW Swim

2012 FINIS Catfish OW Swim

Interested in swimming at a great open water event? Come out and race at the FINIS Catfish Open Water Swim! The race is on Saturday July 21st @ Chesbro Reservoir, Morgan Hill, CA.  As a thank you to our loyal followers … Continue reading

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Calm Your Race Day Jitters

Calm Your Race Day Jitters

On your marks….get set….GOOOOOO!!! Once you hear the starter say those words followed by the sound of the buzzer, there is no turning back….you are now in the driver’s seat. But what gets you ready for that moment to race? … Continue reading

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FINIS’ Luane Rowe: Open Water Champ

FINIS’ Luane Rowe: Open Water Champ

Industrial Designer Luane Rowe wins the Alcatraz & Lake Barryessa Swims & Heads to the Cayman Islands Many people who work all week know that the weekends are a time for rest and relaxation, but not FINIS’ Industrial Designer Luane … Continue reading

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Dart Goggles NOW Available!

Dart Goggles NOW Available!

Livermore, CA – (April 24, 2012) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces the introduction of the Dart Goggles to the FINIS goggle family. These goggles are the improved version of the previous … Continue reading

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