Custom Fitted Swim Goggles

Custom Fitted Swim Goggles

Standard swim goggles tend to fit pretty good for most people, and with a little fussing with the adjustments, most people can get them to fit pretty well. However, there’s a company that thought they could make something better. The Magic5 is a company founded...
Heart Health in Swimmers vs. Runners

Heart Health in Swimmers vs. Runners

A recent New York Times article that has been making rounds through social media summarizes a newly-published study about the comparitive heart health of different athletes. The study was published in Frontiers of Physiology. It focused on comparative differences...
Augmented Reality Swim Goggles

Augmented Reality Swim Goggles

We’ve been seeing some interesting tech developments recently with swim equipment. One of the more noteworthy releases have been these augmented reality swim goggles by a company called Form (https://www.formswim.com). The goggles are advertised as “the...
Inspiring: Curtiss Motorcycles

Inspiring: Curtiss Motorcycles

We recently saw this vision statement video from Curtiss Motorcycles and felt it was worthy of sharing. The words are inspiring and the filmmaking is outstanding. Take a look! The Curtiss brand draws from the legacy of aviation and motorcycling pioneer Glenn Curtiss...
Freediving Under Ice

Freediving Under Ice

We recently saw a video on Weather.com about a freediver swimming under transparent lake ice in the Czech Republic. It’s a beautiful video, and it sent us on a quick search for similar clips on YouTube. While the water and ice isn’t as clear, we think this...
Benefits of Freediving with a Whale

Benefits of Freediving with a Whale

This story has made the rounds on the Internet over the last year, and it recently slid in to our Facebook feed. Even after all this time, though, it’s still incredible. In 2017, marine biologist Nan Hauser was on a research outing offshore from the island of...
Swimming with Wild Orcas

Swimming with Wild Orcas

This is simply amazing. On December 4, 2018, photographer and filmmaker Dylan Bradshaw was watching a pod of wild orcas swimming off Hahei Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. The weather was a bit cold, but he noticed a swimmer in the water. With growing...
Swim Training with Apple Watch

Swim Training with Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Series 4 is the most water-compatible Apple Watch yet and, for swimmers, that’s awesome. It’s fitness tracking features are some of the best available, and the software is simply outstanding. We recently found a great article at Cult of Mac...
AIDA Pool Freediving World Championships

AIDA Pool Freediving World Championships

The Association Internationale pour le Développement de l’Apnée (AIDA) is a worldwide rule- and record-keeping body for competitive breath holding events. It aims to set standards for safety, comparability of Official World Record attempts, and freedive...
The Saildrone Revolution

The Saildrone Revolution

For ten years, from 1999 to 2009, Saildrone founder Richard Jenkins lived in his van and worked in attempt to build a land-sailing vehicle that would beat the existing world speed record 116.7 mph. At the end of that period, the design that he had spent years...
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