They might not be a name that leaps immediately to mind when it comes to goggles but Swans have been making eye protection of various sorts since 1911 and the Japanese brand was the first to introduce the prescription and polarised lenses into swimming goggles. That gives them a pedigree and an expectation of quality … Continue Reading→
Goggles are an intensely personal thing; what one swimmer loves another will hate. Enter Vorgee – a relatively new name on the British swimming scene – with their range of goggles and in particular their Extreme Missile and Voyager models. Here’s the verdict.
Endurance. It’s something I used to have back when I thought of myself as a “proper” swimmer rather than the land-lubbing has-been I am now. So when Speedo posed the “Keep Going Swim After Swim Challenge” to try out their new Endurance+ suits, it … Continue Reading→
It’s often one of the first things children are taught when learning to swim: keep your fingers together and make your hand like a paddle. When the alternative in a beginner is fingers splayed wide apart this can be a sensible approach, but when a greater degree of proficiency is reached and swimmers seek every possible technical advantage from their stroke, is it still valid?