Category Archives: News

This is the news category for Competitor Swim. Our Racing Lanes have been used in countless Men’s & Women’s NCAA Championships, numerous numerous high school State Championships and USA Swimming events across the country. Competitor Swim®’s line of products also includes Stor Lane Reels, Pace Clocks, and Backstroke Flags. We bring the same passion and commitment to each of these swimming accessories, as we do to our lanes and the sport of swimming.

Taking Our Mark … and Ready for 2024!

Taking Our Mark … and Ready for 2024!

Competitor Taking Our Mark in 2024.

From Men’s & Women’s NCAA Championships, high school State Championships, and USA Swimming events to community pools and recreation centers throughout the U.S., Competitor sets the standards for equipping pools.  Since 1968, Competitor has been American-owned and our products are manufactured and assembled PROUDLY in AMERICA with pride, passion, and expertise. As we reflect on […]

All About the EZ-Tensioner: Q&A with Brad and Kristen

All About the EZ-Tensioner: Q&A with Brad and Kristen

An image of the new EZ-Tensioner from Competitor Swim. Images of Kristin and Brad appear in circles to the left of the Tensioner.

Competitor’s latest addition to their product line, the EZ-Tensioner is now officially available for purchase. Designed for ease of use, the EZ-Tensioner is the result of the hard work and dedication of Competitor Vice President Kristen Linehan Omli and President Brad Underwood.   What is the EZ-Tensioner? Why did they choose to bring this product […]

Introducing the EZ-Tensioner

Introducing the EZ-Tensioner

Introducing the EZ-Tensioner: Fast. Easy. No Wrench. from Competitor Swim

Designed with ease of use in mind, the EZ-Tensioner is the newest product available through Competitor Swim.  Our EZ-Tensioner is exclusive to the Competitor Swim line. User-friendly and uncomplicated, the EZ-Tensioner represents a cutting-edge response to the challenges associated with conventional tensioners.  Competitor racing lanes attach to the pool wall using a stainless-steel spring at […]

Gearing Up for NCAA Season

Gearing Up for NCAA Season

An image showing the Competitor Swim logo next to the NCAA Swim logo.

We have passed the mid-point of summer. Soon, we will see back-to-school ads as the days get shorter. As the sun begins to set on summer swimming, we know that can only mean one thing in the swimming world- The NCAA swim season is just around the corner. We know that pools nationwide are gearing […]

Gearing Up for Summer Nationals and Worlds

Gearing Up for Summer Nationals and Worlds

As summer approaches, competitive swimmers are gearing up for some of the biggest events of the year: summer nationals and worlds. For many athletes, these meets represent the culmination of years of hard work and training, which makes the fact that Competitor® is the official lane line for the USA Swimming events that makes the […]

2023 NCAA Championships 

2023 NCAA Championships 

2023 NCAA Championship

Competitor® is pleased to once again be the official lane line for all NCAA Swimming Championships in Divisions I, II, and III taking place this month. “We are proud to provide the best lane lines in the market for all levels of the NCAA Championships. It is a big commitment, but one that means so […]

Introducing Tara Tufford

Introducing Tara Tufford

Tara Tufford, Director of Customer Service

Beginning her career with Competitor as a lane builder, Tara Tufford is more than prepared to tackle her new role as the Director of Customer Service. She is confident that she “knows a lot of fun details about the lane lines,” and credits her years training in all different areas of the warehouse and in […]

Competitor Applauds the 2022 Aquatic Professionals of the Month

Competitor Applauds the 2022 Aquatic Professionals of the Month

Competitor is pleased to sponsor the Aquatic Professionals of the Month award and feature by the Association of Aquatic Professionals that sheds a light on an Aquatics Professional who has risen above the competition.  Competitor is pleased to recognize the following recipients of the Aquatic Professional of the Month award from March 2022 through February […]

Competitor Applauds the 2022 Coaches of the Month 

Competitor Applauds the 2022 Coaches of the Month 

2022 Competitor coaches of the year.

Competitor is pleased to sponsor the Coach of the Month award and feature on SwimSwam, shedding light on a U.S.-based coach who has risen above the competition each month.  There was no shortage of potential winners for 2022, as the quality of coaching is stronger than ever. Competitor is pleased to have recognized the following […]

Competitor Lane Lines in Place for the 2022 FINA Swimming World Championships 

Competitor Lane Lines in Place for the 2022 FINA Swimming World Championships 

FINA Swimming World Championships.

As the official partner of USA Swimming, we are proud to have our lane lines in place at the FINA Swimming World Championships being held November 3rd through November 5th, 2022, at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.  Since 1988, the FINA Swimming World Cup enables athletes from all around the world to […]