• TECH

    Caps 101: Silicone Vs. Latex

    When it comes to swim caps, there are a lot of options to explore. However, two of the most common types are silicone and latex. Used for lap swimming, training and sometimes even competition, both of these options are affordable, comfortable and hydrodynamic. So how do you know which one is for you? Read on for the differences between both.

  • TIPS

    4 Tips For Joining The Team, Straight From A Swim Coach

    Whether you’re hoping to join a club, high school or college team, the best place to start is with proper preparation. So to help swimmers at every level thrive this year, we tapped TYR team swim coach Peter Verhoef for some pointers. As the newly appointed Head Coach of the Bolles School, Verhoef brings with him years of experience both in the water and on the pool deck. In fact, during his tenure as a student-athlete Coach Peter even served as Team USA Team Captain at the 2007 World Championships. Prior to joining Bolles, Verhoef was the Senior Coach and…

  • TIPS

    Leah Smith’s Tips For Healthy Skin And Hair

    It's no secret that time in the sun and chlorine can wreak havoc on the health of your skin and hair. However, with proper preparation and a little TLC, you can keep dryness and split ends at bay. For some easy to follow advice you can try at home, we checked in with Team TYR athlete and Olympian Leah Smith.

  • NEWS

    Happy Earth Day!

    As a brand that is dedicated to all things water, we’re proud to be celebrating Earth Day. This year we wanted to take a moment to recognize the inspiring efforts of two British synchronized swimmers who are working to bring awareness to the dangers of pollution.

  • NEWS

    Maggie Joins Team TYR

    No stranger to the podium, Maggie Steffens has taken the world of aquatic sports by storm. At just 25 years old, the veteran of two Olympic tournaments has earned gold medals for her impressive performance in both the 2012 and 2016 Summer Games. In addition to being named MVP of the 2012 Olympic tournament, Steffens also set the Olympic record for most goals scored in women’s water polo. Aside from her accolades on the world’s stage, Maggie has also been named to the Sports Illustrated list of “Top 25 Most Fit Athletes” in 2016, 2017 and 2018, and is a…

  • TECH

    Here’s Why Every Swimmer Should Own A Snorkel

    When it comes to training, there’s always more to learn. From proper technique to equipment drills, we want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your next swim. So today we’re focusing on the snorkel. With a soft mouthpiece and curved breathing tube, the snorkel is a diverse, multi-use product that comes in a variety of styles and forms. When utilized for training purposes, the snorkel helps athletes to enhance a range of skills and improve overall technique in the water. Curious to learn more about why you should be using a snorkel? Then read on below.…

  • NEWS

    Your Richmond Recap

    It was an exciting weekend in Richmond, Virginia! With podium finishes, personal bests and athlete signings, many of Team TYR’s finest came out to turn heads at the third stop of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series. For a play by play recap, read on below. DAY 1 Katie Ledecky posted the top time in the world this year for her swim in the women’s 800m freestyle. Leah Smith swam a close second in the same event, racing her way to a personal best. DAY 2 Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith were at it again, taking home first and second…