• TECH

    We’re Changing the Paddle Game

    If you haven’t heard the buzz yet, let us fill you. This week we revealed to the world our all new Catalyst Stroke Paddles, an innovative collection of equipment every swimmer is sure to love. Designed to provide athletes with a customizable training experience, the patent pending Catalyst Stroke Collection is available in seven size options and can be strung a variety of ways, making it an ideal choice for both lap and advanced swimmers. In addition to building upper body strength and improving technique, Catalyst Stroke paddles also give swimmers the greatest available range of resistance. So, every swim proves a challenge. Want to learn more? Then head to…

  • NEWS

    Your TYR Pro Swim Series Recap

    It’s been an exciting inaugural year for the TYR Pro Swim Series (PSS). From great locations to record-breaking races, there was a ton of fun and success to be had. In addition to an outstanding athlete presence, the six event 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series also delivered on a number interactive fan experiences, athlete signings and major reveals. For a re-cap of some of our favorite highlights, plus a look ahead at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships and World Championship Trials, read on below. Series Leads We are proud to report that three Team TYR athletes have earned spots in the women’s top five Pro Series points system moving…

  • TIPS

    TYR How to: Proper Butterfly Stroke

    At TYR, we’re all about upping our game- which is why we’ve designed our series of How to Videos to help athletes take their training to the next level. In our most recent upload we’re diving into how to achieve a proper hand position in your butterfly stroke, featuring none other than 6x Olympic Medalist and 23x World Championship Medalist Matt Grevers. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! Proper butterfly stroke technique helps to keep balance between your body movement and leg kick. Butterfly arms are a continuous and simultaneous movement that require significant upper body strength. Begin with the…

  • TIPS

    TYR How To: Proper Backstroke

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we want to help athletes up their game in time for race day. In our most recent “TYR Sport How to Video” we’re diving into how to achieve proper body position in your backstroke, featuring none other than 6x Olympic Medalist and 23x World Championship Medalist Matt Grevers. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! Proper arm stroke is the key to maximizing speed and efficiency in your backstroke. When beginning a stroke on your back, you are in a less natural position to see your pull. As a result, stroke technique is…

  • TALKS

    2017 World Champion Ashley Twichell on Coping with Injury

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we figure now is the time to double down in our exploration of all things training and performance on the blog. However, if you are an athlete, coach or parent you likely know that when it comes to pushing the body to its limits, injury can sometimes become the uninvited setback that no one was expecting. Like so many swimmers, team TYR athlete and 2017 Open Water World Champion Ashley Twichell is no stranger to injury. In fact, she has battled ongoing shoulder issues for over a decade. At just 28 years old Ashley has made a major name for herself…

  • LIFESTYLE

    BTS with Team TYR

    It’s that time of year- when the team comes together to swim, shoot and have some fun. For 2018 the TYR crew headed to sunny Palm Desert for a mega photo shoot with athletes, products and even some adorable future Olympians. Check out some BTS shots below!

  • TIPS

    Pre-Race Tips with TYR

    With the TYR Pro Swim Series in full swing, we want to make sure that every member of our team is feeling competition ready. So, we’ve come up with a list of our top 8 tips and tricks for race day success. Check them out below, and feel free to tag us in all of your pre-race prep photos on Instagram! Take care of your body! Make sure you’re hydrating, eating well and of course, getting a ton of sleep in the weeks leading up to the race. You want to feel ready from the inside out. With that said, try to stay clear of any foods that you don’t…

  • LIFESTYLE

    Celebrate with Team TYR

    From picking out trees to walking down the aisle, it’s been a fun holiday season for team TYR! Check out the pictures below to see what some of your favorite swimmers have been up to! Shout out to my mom for picking out the most perfect Christmas tree for our property. Warms my heart to see Coffey Park coming back to life with Christmas spirit. 😊🎄🎅🏽 #CoffeyStrong #CoffeyParkStrong #SantaRosaStrong #SonomaCountyStrong #SonomaStrong 💪🏽 A post shared by Molly Hannis (@hannis707) on Dec 21, 2017 at 12:04pm PST Christmas is lit A post shared by lia m. neal (@lia_neal) on Dec 20, 2017 at 6:52pm PST Merry Christmas Eve Eve from “The…