The NCAAs by the Numbers

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As the official partner of the NCAA, Competitor lane lines were used for all NCAA Swimming Championships in Divisions I, II, and III that were held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in March. Let’s take a look at the NCAAs by the Number in our latest infographic: Transcription: Competitor lane lines used: 81 Competitor discs […]

Elite Stor-Lane Reel™

The high-capacity Elite Stor-Lane Reel™ is ideal for easy, mobile storage and installation of racing lanes. Solid end-wheels keep lines safely on the core to avoid tangles and line damage The powder-coated aluminum frame and end-wheels offer durability for both indoor and outdoor use A unique, end-mounted tow-handle and 6-inch stainless steel casters with individual […]

World Trials 

USA Swimming International Team Trials.

As the Official Lane Provider for USA Swimming, we are looking forward to seeing our lane lines in place for the Phillips 66 International Team Trials coming up at the end of April.  The World Team Trials will serve as a selection meet to qualify for the 2022 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, and […]

Backstroke Flags: 6 Common Questions and Answers

backstroke flags common questions and answers

Every pool requires certain equipment to take it from basic to advanced. And if your pool plans to host any kind of competitive swimming event — from high school competitions to NCAA races to USA Swimming events — you need backstroke flags. If you’ve never ordered backstroke flags for your pool, you probably have questions. […]

Swimming Lane Lines: Repair or Replace?

repair or replace swimming lane lines

No matter how well-built and high-quality your swimming lane lines are, they’ll eventually wear out. For optimal longevity, it’s crucial to take care of your racing lanes and maintain them properly. But if there’s a problem with your swimming lane lines, should you repair or replace them? Whatever you do, it’s important to make sure […]

Crowning a Champion 

NCAA Championships

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 take great pride in making sure the NCAA coaches and swimmers have the best lanes by their side at the NCAA Championships,” says Competitor President, Brad Underwood. Every […]

Kristen Linehan Omli Named Vice President

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Competitor has named Kristen Linehan Omli as Vice-President. Kristen previously served as the Director of Marketing for eight years, bringing with her a long and highly-acclaimed career in swimming and expert knowledge of the sport to Competitor.  “We are all excited to congratulate Kristen on her promotion to Vice-President,” says Brad Underwood, President of Competitor. […]

Celebrating the 2021 Aquatic Professionals of the Month 

Aquatic professionals.

Competitor is pleased to sponsor the Aquatic Professional of the Month award and feature in collaboration with the Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP). The AOAP is a professional membership-based organization with a goal to bring together professionals from all aspects of aquatics to network, educate, advocate, enrich, and improve the aquatic industry across the U.S., […]

Understanding the 15 Meter Underwater Rule in Swimming

15 meter underwater rule in swimming

No competitive swimmer wants to experience a 15-meter violation. To keep that from happening, you’ve first got to understand the 15 meter rule. What is the 15 meter underwater rule in swimming? According to the NCAA, it’s a rule that says a swimmer must break the surface of the water at the 15-meter mark — […]

USA Swimming Renews Partnership with Competitor

USA Swimming partnership with Competitor.

USA Swimming recently announced the renewal of its partnership with Competitor, the leading manufacturer of lane lines and other swim products for competitions around the world. The company will continue to serve as the Official Lane Provider for USA Swimming through 2025. “Competitor Swim has been a partner of ours for many years, and we […]