ISHOF Announces FINIS as Silver Sponsor for 2019

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The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF), a non-profit entity that collaborates with aquatic organizations worldwide to preserve, educate and celebrate history, showcase events, share cultures, and increase participation in aquatic sports, is proud to announce FINIS as an ISHOF Silver Sponsor for 2019.  This strategic partnership furthers the vision of both organizations to be innovative leaders for the sport of swimming.

“We are proud to partner with ISHOF and feel it is our way to support this vital organization and give back to the global swimming community,” said Jill Bennett, FINIS’s Global Director of Sales and Marketing. “As innovators in the sport, we appreciate the role that ISHOF plays in preserving our collective history. In better understanding the past, we can all forge a stronger sport for future generations.”

“FINIS’ commitment to the sport of swimming and technical innovation is steadfast.  We are proud to partner with FINIS and appreciate its support of ISHOF’s vision to be the global focal point for creating and sharing the history of aquatics, promoting swimming as an essential life-skill, and developing educational programs and events related to water sports,” said Brent Rutemiller, ISHOF CEO.

From its inception, FINIS has been a driver of swimming technology innovation. Through this ongoing commitment, the sport of swimming improves for all types of swimmers, from those just learning to swim to competitive athletes training at an elite level.  FINIS’ training and racing products help athletes improve their technique and maximize the many hours they spend crafting their skills both in and out of the pool.  The recent debut of the FINIS Rival 2.0 tech suit strategically aligns with the lead up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  ISHOF is privileged to celebrate FINIS’ dedication to U.S. aquatic athletes by forming this partnership.

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About FINIS, Inc.

Founded in 1993 in Northern California, FINIS was started by John Mix and Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Pablo Morales with a mission to simplify swimming for athletes, coaches, beginners and lifelong swimmers around the world. Today, FINIS fulfills that mission through technical innovation, high quality products and a commitment to education. FINIS products are currently available in over 80 countries. With a focus on innovation and the fine details of swimming, FINIS will continue to develop products that help more people enjoy the water.


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The International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc. (ISHOF), established in 1965, is a not-for-profit educational organization located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Recognized by FINA, its goal is to preserve the history of swimming, celebrate the heroes, promote the benefits and importance of swimming as a key to fitness, good health, quality of life, and the water safety of all children and adults, and connect older generations of swimmers to youth. In 2018, ISHOF merged with Sports Publications Inc, the media group behind Swimming World website and magazine, to expand its reach and impact.  Show your support for the sport of swimming by becoming a member of ISHOF.