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USA Swimming and Competitor Swim, the world’s leader in racing lane technology, today announced an extension to its partnership – the donation of major USA Swimming Championship lane lines to a deserving local swim club post-event. Velocity Swimming has been chosen as the first recipient. An uncategorized category.

“The new twist in our partnership with Competitor Swim aligns with USA Swimming’s mission to improve our teams and facilities from the grassroots up,” USA Swimming Chief Marketing Officer Matt Farrell said. “The contribution to Velocity Swimming is the first of many to come and we’re thrilled to see more swimming communities benefit from Competitor Swim’s commitment.”

Teams were asked to submit an expression of interest in receiving the lane lines where submissions were reviewed internally. For inaugural donation, USA Swimming and Competitor Swim chose to send the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championship competition lane lines to a veteran team of over 30 years, Velocity Swimming, in Wenatchee, Wash. The team will receive lane lines for their 10-lane outdoor pool to service their club team, summer league and lesson programs.

Swim Race Suits: 4 Features to Look For

Swim Race Suits: 4 Features to Look For

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In competitive swimming, you want to do your best. Many swimmers find that adding the right gear can help them improve their skill in the water. Swim race suits, also called tech suits, are one type of gear that some swimmers swear by. Do swim race suits positively impact swimming performance? Do they help swimmers […]

Swimming Exercises for Faster Speeds

Swimming Exercises for Faster Speeds

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Must-Have Swimming Gear in 2021

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Best Swimming Goggles for Your Team

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USA Swimming, Competitor Swim Anchor Partnership with National Community Outreach Initiative

USA Swimming, Competitor Swim Anchor Partnership with National Community Outreach Initiative

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 25, 2018 USA Swimming Contact: Kara Raney ([email protected]/ 719.866.3598) Competitor Swim Contact: Kristen Linehan Omli ([email protected]/ 800.888.7946) USA Swimming, Competitor Swim Anchor Partnership with National Community Outreach Initiative Velocity Swimming first to receive racing lane lines donation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming and Competitor Swim, the world’s leader in […]