Swimming archive

  • Finis Neptune lets you listen to music while swimming, using your cheekbones
    Gadgets

    Finis Neptune lets you listen to music while swimming, using your cheekbones

    By 27 May 2013

    Attempting to swim underwater and listen to music at the same time is quite the task. Luckily, the team at Finis has replaced its SwiMP3 player with a new product to better deliver sound to your head as you swim - in a non-traditional way. Finis has released...

  • FINIS SwiMP3v2 waterproof MP3 player review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    FINIS SwiMP3v2 waterproof MP3 player review

    By 23 July 2009

    Swimming is a great sport, but up and down, up and down the length of the pool can be dull. No music, no sounds of the world, just the rush of water passing your ears and the occasional announcement over the Tannoy. The Finis SwimMP3 (yes awful name we...

  • iSwim waterproof MP3 player launches
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    iSwim waterproof MP3 player launches

    By 18 September 2008

    The iSwim is a waterproof MP3 player now on sale in the UK. Weighing in at 11 grams, the player is designed to be worn around the neck for swimming, beach and bath action. The iSwim comes complete with a pair of specially designed contoured headphones,...

  • Speedo LZR Racer goes on sale
    Sports Fitness

    Speedo LZR Racer goes on sale

    By 18 August 2008

    Speedo has announced that it will be launching the now famous LZR Racer swimsuit to the general public for those keen to emulate the swimmers in the Olympics. Worn by Mr Michael "I've got 14 golds and 2 bronze's" Phelps, the swimsuit, which has been designed...

  • iPhone 3G goes waterproof
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    iPhone 3G goes waterproof

    By 11 August 2008

    H2O Audio, the company that specialises in waterproof cases and underwater audio equipment has released a new range of waterproof cases that will fit the new iPhone 3G from Apple. The new range called the AMPHIBX will offer a 100% watertight secure seal...

  • Speedo launches waterproof MP3 player
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    Speedo launches waterproof MP3 player

    By 30 June 2008

    The Speedo Aquabeat, made by iRiver, offers swimmers and other water-babies 1GB of storage, 9 hours playback on one charge, come in three colours, and weighs 35 grams. With the ability to work down to 3 metres below and floaty-goodness too, the Japanese...

  • Swimming goggles get digital camera
    Cameras

    Swimming goggles get digital camera

    By 24 December 2007

    Taking photography's under water might be good fun, but you've got to hold the camera. One company, however thinks its solved that problem by launching a digital camera built into your goggles. Available from a company called Liquid Image in January 2008,...

  • Swimming lap counter
    Gadgets

    Swimming lap counter

    By 3 May 2007

    This simple, yet effective design comes especially for swimmers trying to beat a summer bulge. The underwater lap counting and timing device works with all types of pools. It is ready for immediate use straight out of the box, just insert 2 AAA batteries....

  • Zoggs Predator Wiro-Frame goggles review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Zoggs Predator Wiro-Frame goggles review

    By 2 March 2007

    You might wonder how you can review a set of goggles, afterall, if they keep the water out of your eyes and are comfortable, then surely that is all there is to say? Well yes and no. Of course, we wouldn’t write a review about a set of goggles that...

  • Free Zoggs swimming programmes
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    Free Zoggs swimming programmes

    By 26 January 2007

    The lovely people at Zoggs have a great resource for swimmers on their webiste swim4fitness.com. The website is free to register and you can download training sessions at your leisure, from short basic workouts, to triathlon-specific sessions. The website...

  • Top Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park signs with Speedo
    Sports Fitness

    Top Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park signs with Speedo

    By 17 January 2007

    Speedo, the world's leading swimwear brand, has today announced the signing of Tae Hwan Park, a 17-year-old Korean swimmer who is widely considered as one of the best up and coming athletes on the international scene. Park was hailed most valuable player...