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2013.10 | Great writeup on Aqua Sphere's Favorite 93-Year-Old Triathlete, Bill Bell
Shay Goulding Meurer had a great conversation on what motivateswith legendary triathlete, Bill Bell the "Iron Gent", on what motivates.

2013.09 | Record Numbers at 2013 Ecover Blue Mile
Raising money for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), a record number of entrants signed up to take part in this year’s Ecover Blue Mile, which saw almost 300 people swim, kayak and stand-up paddle (SUP) the one mile course in Plymouth, England.

2013.07 | 5 Minutes with US Swimmer, Amanda Beard
Amanda Beard first swam into the spotlight in 1996, securing three medals (one gold and two silver) at the Atlanta Olympic Games aged just 14.
We teamed up with Aqua Sphere, her official swim kit partner, to ask Amanda a few questions about her personal difficulties, the pressures on professional swimmers today and juggling motherhood with her passion for swimming.

2013.07 | Aqua Sphere Highly Commended at Sports Trade Awards
Aqua Sphere is celebrating after being highly commended at the inaugural Sports Trade Awards on 7th July, taking home awards for Most Innovative Product, Best Swimwear Brand, and Brand of the Year.

2013.02 | Reigning Ironman 70.3 US Champion Timothy O’Donnell signs with Aqua Sphere
Aqua Sphere, the worldwide aquatic brand of choice for swim gear, is pleased to announce the signing of the reigning US Pro 70.3 Champion, and 6-time US Armed Forces Champion, Timothy O’Donnell. The US Naval Academy Graduate and Navy Veteran is coming off a strong season that included a coveted top-10 finish at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI, 2 overall event wins, including the Ironman 70.3 US-Pro Championship, and multiple podium finishes on the Ironman circuit.

2012.11 | And the Hits Keep Coming as Aqua Sphere's Terenzo Bozzone Wins Ironman 70.3 Shepparton
Idyllic conditions set the scene in Shepparton, Australia as Terenzo came out of the water just short of the lead, then proceeded to dominate the field. With a 2:09:34 bike split and a crushing 1:12:02 run, Terenzo Bozzone adds another medal to his mantle. Nice job Terenzo!

2012.11 | Terenzo Bozzone Wins Ironman 70.3 Taiwan - His Second Win in 5 Days!
Jet lag, time difference and competing in (and winning!) Ironman 70.3 Miami just 4 days earlier were no match for Terenzo Bozzone as he takes Ironman 70.3 Taiwan

2012.11 | Terenzo Bozzone Wins Ironman 70.3 Taiwan - His Second Win in 5 Days!
Jet lag, time difference and competing in (and winning!) Ironman 70.3 Miami just 4 days earlier were no match for Terenzo Bozzone as he takes Ironman 70.3 Taiwan

2012.11 | Aqua Sphere to Supply 12th Series of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!"
Goggle guru Aqua Sphere has again been asked to supply goggles and masks to the award winning ITV Productions programme I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

2012.10 | Aqua Sphere's Terenzo Bozzone Wins Ironman 70.3 Miami
With a strong trailing wind courtesy of the remnants of Hurricane Sandy, Terenzo Bozzone built a strong lead over Jan Van Burkel, who beat Bozzone at Ironman 70.3 Ireland just a few short months ago. For Bozzone, it was a well-deserved win after weeks of hard training. Next up, Ironman 70.3 Taiwan.

2012.10 | Aqua Sphere Aqua Skins are Mallorca's Perfect Open Water Swim Accessory
With the help of swim holiday organizations like Swimtrek, open water swimmers are moving in on Mallorca's "party town" reputation. And Aqua Sphere's Aqua Skins and protective eyewear are the perfect accessories to keep you warm and your vision clear.

2012.10 | H2Open Magazine Applaud's the Efforts of Philippe Croizon
H2Open Magazine highlights the achievements of quadruple amputee, Philippe Croizon in his remarkable swims to connect 5 continents

2012.10 | Epic Swim Links Five Continents for Philippe Croizon and Arnaud Chassery
Quadruple amputee, Philippe Croizon and Arnaud Chassery have completed the final leg of their 4 Crossings project, connecting 5 continents and inspiring people the world over that, in Phillipe's words, "Everything is possible!"

2012.09 | Aqua Sphere Continues to Support Our Heroes
Aqua Sphere is proud to once again support our Armed Forces' wounded heroes by donating its award winning Kayenne goggles to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court, Epsom, UK.

2012.09 | Kayenne Goggle “must have…” –Triathlete Magazine
10 Tri Essentials For $50 Or Less - Not all of your favorite gear has to cost more than a mortgage payment. These must-have items will ease your routine without breaking the bank.

2012.09 | Amanda Beard - The Countdown to Rio Begins
In the Aqua Sphere sponsored mini-series, Chasing 5, Amanda Beard talks about how her setbacks only empower her to push harder. Follow the series as the new mom and swim training spokeswoman begins training for her 5th Olympics in Rio, 2016.

2012.09 | Terenzo Bozzone wins Brazil half Ironman
Aqua Sphere sponsored Terenzo Bozzone returns to form with a sound victory in the Brazil half Ironman.

2012.08 | Terenzo Bozone
Aqua Sphere sponsored Terenzo Bozzone returns to form with a sound victory in the Brazil half Ironman.

2012.08 | Missing the Olympics? Smile Again with Our Fun Video!
During the London Olympics 2012, four triathletes watch the Men’s triathlon and embark on a journey to discover London’s attractions...

2012.05 | British Gas Great London Swim Success
The curtain-raiser to a summer of great sport, Saturday 26th May saw the UK’s biggest open water swim series get underway with the British Gas Great London Swim at the Royal Victoria Dock. Over 3000 swimmers took part in the first of five events which will see almost 22,000 taking the plunge in lakes, lochs and urban docks throughout the UK this summer.

2012.05 | Aqua Sphere's Vista Wins "Best on Test" in 220 Triathlon's Open Water Gear Test
For the second consecutive year, UK's 220 Triathlon Magazine has awarded Aqua Sphere's Vista with it highest honor, "Best on Test" for open-water goggles. Read more in July's issue on stands now.

2012.04 | Chasing 5, Part 1- Aqua Sphere Follows Amanda Beard in her Quest to Make Her 5th Olympics
With 7 Olympic medals under her belt, new mom Amanda Beard is still hungry for more. Chasing 5 is the first in a series by Sacha Brown chronicling Amanda's chase to her 5th Olympics.

2012.04 | Chasing 5, Part 1- Aqua Sphere Follows Amanda Beard in her Quest to Make Her 5th Olympics
With 7 Olympic medals under her belt, new mom Amanda Beard is still hungry for more. Chasing 5 is the first in a series by Sacha Brown chronicling Amanda's chase to her 5th Olympics.

2012.04 | Record Level of Entries for British Gas Great Swim Series
The British Gas Great Swim Series comprises five open water events and starts with the British Gas Great London Swim on 26th May at the Royal Victoria Dock. Last year’s series attracted a record number of participants – 22,000 - across all five events - and participation numbers are currently ahead of last year, with the largest swim at Windermere now nearly full.

2012.03 | Lance Armstrong Loves the Kayenne
Have you seen Lance's eyewear of choice in his recent re-aquaintance into triathlon? Custom yellow and black "LIVESTRONG" Kayennes! Not only has he got great style and taste in eye protection, his continued development and support of the LIVESTRONG foundation is a cause Aqua Sphere strongly supports.

2012.03 | Aqua Sphere to Sponsor 2012 Cornwall Triathlon Series
Aqua Sphere is proud to sponsor the 2012 Cornwall Triathlon Series. To learn more about the events, follow the link.

2012.03 | Aqua Sphere AlphaFins Finalists in About.com's Swimming Readers' Choice Awards
Aqua Sphere AlphaFins have been nominated as finalists in About.com's Swimming Readers' Choice Awards.

Vote once per day for for your favorite swim training and aquatic exercise fins at: http://goo.gl/zfUVe

2012.02 | Lance Armstrong Loves the Kayenne
Have you seen Lance's eyewear of choice in his recent re-aquaintance into triathlon? Custom yellow and black Live Strong Kayenne's! Not only has he got great style and taste in eye protection, his continued development and support of the LIVESTRONG foundation is a cause Aqua Sphere strongly supports.

2012.02 | Aqua Sphere Named Official Partner to 2012 British Gas Great Swim Series
Nova International, one of the UK’s leading event management and sports marketing agencies, has signed up swim equipment brand Aqua Sphere as the official swim kit partner to the British Gas Great Swim Series 2012, Europe’s largest open water mass participation programme.

In addition to supplying a swim cap to every participant, Aqua Sphere is making available its innovative range of wetsuits to hire or buy from Tri-store, the new official wetsuit rental partner, via the Great Swim website, www.greatswim.org, in advance of the events. Aqua Sphere is also offering its award-winning goggles at a special rate for all those taking part.

2011.11 | Ocean Seven Swim Challenge May Soon be Conquered with the Help of Aqua Sphere
Irishman Steve Redmond, recently nominated as World Open Water Swimmer Man of the Year, is well on the way to achieving his goal of becoming the first person to complete the astonishing Ocean Seven Swim Challenge.

2011.11 | Aqua Sphere Supplies 11th Series of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!
Aqua Sphere has again been asked to supply goggles and masks to the award winning ITV Productions programme, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

2011.11 | Introducing Energize - Advanced Compression Technology Swimwear
Aqua Sphere, the name behind some of the world's most innovative swimming kit, is proud to announce Energize, a collection of swimwear which is designed to allow competitors to reap the benefits of compression wear during a race as well as in training, resulting in a faster swim.

2011.11 | AS Powered Rachel Joyce Claims Victory at ITU Long Course World Championships in Las Vegas
Aqua Sphere powered super swimmer Rachel Joyce showed her grit and prowess at the swimless ITU Long Course World Championships in Las Vegas over the weekend, taking the victory. Rachel won in convincing fashion just a few short weeks after her stellar performance at the Ironman World Championships.

2011.11 | AS Powered Ronnie Schildnecht Sets North American Ironman Record and Takes Ironman Florida
Right on his Schildnecht's heels was AS Powered Maxim Kriat taking 2nd place.

Ronnie and Maxim worked together on the swim pushing the pace and then really stepped it up on the bike and run to walk away with the top two steps on the podium.

2011.10 | The Arrival of Catriona Morrison
For a while now, we've bragged about how great a competitor Cat Morrison is and our pride in her sponsorship Slowtwitch concurs...

2011.10 | Aqua Sphere Powered Lesley Patterson Crowned Xterra World Champion
Aqua Sphere Powered Scottish Rocket, Lesley Patterson, overcomes obstacles to become Xterra World Champion!

2011.10 | Amazing Bike Split Gives Aqua Sphere Powered Ronnie Schildknecht Second Place at Ironman 70.3 Austin
Aqua Sphere Powered Swiss Pro Triathlete Ronnie Schildknecht lays down the fastest bike split in route to Second Place at Ironman 70.3 Austin!

2011.10 | Aqua Sphere Powered Reinaldo Colucci Takes Pan Am Gold
Aqua Sphere Powered Brazilian Pro Triathlete  Reinaldo Colucci leads from the front and pulls away on the run to take the Pan Am Games Gold Medal!

2011.10 | Striking GB Swimwear Now Available
Aqua Sphere's striking new "GB" swimwear and caps for adults and kids, featuring eye-catching union jacks, are proving a real winner with retailers.

2011.10 | Rich Allen 2nd at REV3 South Carolina 70.3!
"I was 2nd today at REV3 South Carolina 70.3 (one of the biggest US half Ironmans)

2011.10 | BBC TV presenter Paul Rose Uses Aqua Sphere's VISTA goggles
Avid explorer, polar guide, speaker, VP of the Royal Geographical Society and enthusiastic BBC TV presenter PAUL ROSE recently completed the WWF's Blue Mile using Aqua Sphere's VISTA goggles.

2011.10 | UK's #1 Waterskiier Chooses Aqua Sphere
With the list of athletes choosing its products growing year by year, innovative swim brand Aqua Sphere is proud to supply the current Great Britain No 1 waterskiier Danielle Shorten with its Aqua Skin thermal swim suit

2011.09 | UK's Harriet Cooper is One to Watch!
13-year old Harriet Cooper is making a definite impression in swimming - winning competitions setting records as she makes a bid for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

2011.07 | Aqua Sphere is There as Julie Bradshaw Sets World Butterfly Record
Dr. Julie ‘Madfish’ Bradshaw, MBE, of Great Britain, has achieved a world first - swimming 28.5 miles around Manhattan Island doing butterfly, taking her tally of world records to an amazing 20. Bradshaw finished in a record time of 9 hrs 28 minutes and 37 seconds.

2011.07 | Aqua Sphere Athlete, Faris al Sultan, Claims Victory in the Ironman European Championships
Faris al Sultan was just in a zone - setting a pace that his competitors just couldn't keep up with. Pushing the pack through the swim and bike, Faris made his move in the run and finished an impressive +6 minutes ahead of German, Jan Raphael.

2011.07 | Congratulations to Aqua Sphere Athlete, Heather Wurtele, on Her Win at Ironman Lake Placid
Heather Wurtele owned Ironman Lake Placid. After leading from the first lap of the two lap swim, all the way through the end of the run, winning by over 15 minutes and shattering the course record previously held by Kate Major by over 5 minutes

2011.06 | Aqua Sphere's Amanda Beard Places 2nd in the 200m Breast Stroke at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix
With a time of 2:27.53, Amanda Beard placed second while Rebecca Soni (Plainsboro, N.J.) set a meet record in the women’s 200m breast

2011.06 | Aqua Sphere is Proud to Support the Leonard Cheshire Charity Event "Tri Together"
Tri Together is a short distance triathlon that aims to bring together people from all walks of life and raise funds for Leonard Cheshire Disability.

Tri Together is the perfect triathlon for all abilities. You can compete as part of a team and share out the events, or simply take on all three yourself. So it’s really quite simple, whether you are a seasoned triathlete or this is your first triathlon, whether you want to do one sport or all three, register for Tri Together today.

Taking place at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in South London on Sunday 11 September, participants get the chance to run in the iconic Jubilee Stadium as well as through the leafy surrounds of Crystal Palace Park. With the support of tri247.com and the Crystal Palace Triathlon Club, this event is set to be the next big thing on the triathlon calendar.

2011.06 | Queensland Granny, Penny Palfrey, Sets World Record for Longest Unassisted Ocean Swim
Swollen and exhausted after the epic 108km swim from Cuba to Grand Cayman Island, the 48-year-old grandmother from Queensland, Australia raised her arms in victory. Aqua Sphere is proud of Ms. Palfrey and happy to have been her eye protection of choice.

2011.05 | UK Professional Triathlete, Richard Allen, Raves About the Aqua Sphere Powered Phantom Wetsuit
"I extensively tested the Phantom and it is just insane! So different to any suit I have ever used and so much more advanced

2011.04 | Aqua Sphere Supports RNLI Long Swim Series
Aqua Sphere is delighted to announce an agreement with Votwo Events to become an associate partner of the 2011 RNLI Long Swim Series. The agreement underlines Aqua Sphere's commitment to encourage and support more people to take the plunge and enjoy outdoor swimming. As well as donating all swim caps, Aqua Sphere is generously supplying wet suit and goggle prizes to the individual event winners and its outstanding premium specification Phantom wet suit to the overall male and female series champions.

2011.02 | Ironman's Kevin McKinnon Reviews the new Phantom Wetsuit
With lots of input from former Ironman world champion Faris Al-Sultan and former Ironman 70.3 world champion Terenzo Bozzone, Aqua Sphere has launched an innovative new wetsuit that includes three patent-pending technological features that make this one of the most exciting new wetsuits on the market.

2011.01 | Aqua Sphere UK Invests in High-Impact Ad
Hot on the heels of announcing significant year-on-year sales growth for the fifth year running, Aqua Sphere UK is revealing its largest consumer advertising campaign to date.

Created for the Aqua Sphere Group by Publicis, one of the largest advertising agencies in the world, the global campaign features 7-time Olympic medalist and first-time mom, Amanda Beard, to promote the new Naiad range of fitness swimwear which, thanks to its Body Control System, helps women to look and feel good, and be more comfortable in the water.

2010.12 | Aqua Sphere Goggles are Again the Primetime TV Choice
UK, Press Release - Goggle guru Aqua Sphere has been asked to provide goggles and masks to the fourth series of ITV's life-changing television programme The Biggest Loser. The show joins the increasing number of primetime TV shows using Aqua Sphere's benchmark aquatic eyewear innovation to protect participants' eyes during sports activities and active challenges.

2010.12 | Aqua Sphere’s Charity Swim Challenge Finishes with the Men on Top
As part of Aqua Sphere’s seven month long Swim Challenge, swimmers from across the world were encouraged to sign up, swim and log their hours at www.swimchallenge.org in an effort to support research and raise awareness for breast and prostate cancer and in the process, determine who rules the pool.

2010.10 | Royal Navy Divers Swim Windermere in Aqua Sphere
A team of Royal Navy Clearance Divers have completed an arduous swim of Lake Windermere in aid of Help for Heroes and Project Vernon. The team was supported by Aqua Sphere who supplied them with world class wet suits and panoramic Vista goggles.

2010.10 | LifeSport Coaches Review the Ironman-Aqua Sphere Powered Phantom Wetsuit
LifeSport coaches Paul Regensburg and Dan Smith had a chance to review the new Ironman-Aqua Sphere Powered Phantom. Check out what they had to say...

2010.10 | Aqua Sphere Again Supplies I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
In the 10th series of the popular UK programme, Aqua Sphere has again been asked to provide eye protection to the stars. The ITV production company chose Aqua Sphere eyewear for its comfort, range of vision and leak-resistant fit.

2010.09 | Aqua Sphere Supports Our Heroes
Aqua Sphere is proud to support our Armed Forces' wounded heroes by donating Vista swim masks and Aqua Gym equipment to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court, Epsom. The DMRC provides high quality rehabilitation for injured service personnel from all service disciplines including physical and psychological nursing support.

2010.09 | Aqua Sphere's Exceptional Athlete Philippe Croizon Swims the English Channel...Without Limbs
In the ultimate defiance to perceptions of what's possible, limbless super athlete, Philippe Croizon completed the channel crossing a full 10 hours ahead of schedule.

2010.09 | Aqua Sphere's Alexandra Louison Wins the Inaugural Extreme Man 113
Aqua Sphere’s Marcel Zamora of Spain designed an all new course for the inaugural Extreme Man 113 (Half Ironman) and Aqua Sphere’s Alexandra Louison of France promptly went out and won it for the women. Zamora finished second for the men. Congrats to both of our athletes. Amazing job!

2010.09 | Aqua Sphere's Heather Wurtele Finishes Second at Ironman Canada
Check out Heather's blog of how the race went...

2010.08 | Slowtwitch Interviews Joe Gambles
After an achilles injury and successfully defending his Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens title, slowtwitch.com caught up with Joe to his racing future

2010.08 | Pete Jacobs Claims Victory at Ironman 70.3 Philippines with Terenzo Bozzone Less Than 1 Second Behind
While other athletes at the top of their game train relentlessly, check out Pete's pre-race routine... (If it works, don't fix it.)

Of note, and equally impressive, is Terenzo Bozzone's second place finish hot on Pete's heals.

2010.08 | Aqua Sphere's Heather Jackson Shows She's Got What it Takes
With a strong third place finish only 2 seconds behind Angela Naeth and 16 behind the legendary Chrissie Wellington, Heather's inaugural year as a pro is pretty impressive.

2010.08 | The British Gas Great London Swim Reviewed by sportsister.com
The British Gas Great Swim series hosts the Great London Swim, a one-mile open-water mass-participation event which this year was enjoyed by 5,000 swimmers.

2010.08 | Amanda Beard's Second Place Finish Qualifies Her for the Pan-Pacific Championships
Rebecca Soni undeniably on top while surprised new mom, Amanda Beard, placed 2nd at the 2010 National Championships - Women's 200m Breaststroke A Final

2010.08 | Surprised and Emotional, Amanda Beard Places Second at Nationals Qualifying for Pan-Pacific Championships
New mom, Amanda Beard cried after her 2nd place finish at Nationals, qualifying her for the Pan-Pacific championships.

2010.08 | Amanda Beard Debuts the Kayenne at the U.S. National Championships
Finishing 6th overall in the 100m breaststroke, the new mom introduced her competitors to Aqua Sphere and the Kayenne swim goggle.

After the jump, select Women's 100m Breaststroke A Final from the playlist.

2010.08 | Faris Al Sultan Wins the Inaugural Ironman Regensburg
After a few quiet years, Faris Al-Sultan wins the inaugural Ironman Regensburg in his home state of Bavaria. Sonja Tajsich grabs her second title of the year after an early season success in South Africa.

2010.08 | Amanda Beard Signs On to Endorse Aqua Sphere as the Premium Brand for Swimming
Amanda Beard, the four-time Olympic swimmer and new mom, is finding comfort in the pool with Aqua Sphere.

As the new face of the company that’s recognized for its high-quality swim products that are as comfortable as they are innovative, Beard’s endorsement comes from a lifetime of experience in the water as well as a new lifestyle that places comfort above competition.

2010.08 | Swim Challenge - Battle of the Sexes Heating Up!
With nearly 2,000 participants already logging their hours in the pool, ocean or lake each day and exchanging light-hearted barbs via Twitter and Facebook, Aqua Sphere's Swim Challenge is proving to be an intriguing grudge match between men and women.

2010.08 | Aqua Sphere Becomes Official Swim Partner to The Blue Mile - Race for the Environment
Sport Environment, the organiser of The Blue Mile – Race for the Environment is today delighted to announce that it has chosen swimming goggle guru Aqua Sphere as its Official Swim Partner. Aqua Sphere is the name behind the world's most innovative award winning goggles and masks and is currently the fastest growing brand in UK swimming, providing everything a swimmer needs from caps to swimwear to wet suits. The new partnership will see Aqua Sphere supply 1200 branded swim caps as well as assorted winners' prizes and adds to Aqua Sphere's strategic list of high quality event partnerships for 2010.

2010.08 | Aqua Sphere Announces "The Swim Challenge" - A Men vs. Women Duel Where Cancer is the Only Loser
Beginning April 1 through November 30, swimmers of all abilities can sign-up and sign on to www.swimchallenge.org each day to log their hours (not their laps) in the water. The Swim Challenge website will track the total time, men vs. women, via a “leader meter” posted on the website and created as a widget so that competitors can keep tabs on their counterparts. The site will also allow swimmers to individually track their personal progress in the pool, encouraging them to swim longer each day. A $35,000 donation will be split between the Prostate Cancer Foundation (men) and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (women); allocations will be determined by the cumulative hours swum by each gender.

2010.08 | Press Release: Aqua Sphere and Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) Announce Partnership
"AEA is pleased to have Aqua Sphere as a new sponsor," says Angie Proctor, Executive Director of AEA. "Aqua Sphere offers innovative equipment and products that our instructors and all water fitness enthusiasts’ can use to expand their training options and enhance their workout results."

2010.08 | Results From Round 2 of the Votwo Aqua Sphere Powered 3.8km Long Swim Series
120 competitors braved blustery and shower conditions to take part in Round 2 of the Aqua Sphere Powered 3.8km Long Swim Series held at Box End Park in Bedfordshire.

2010.08 | An Exciting Start For Votwo Aqua Sphere Powered 3.9km Long Swim Series
Ideal swimming conditions along with sunny skies and warm temperatures made for some very fast swimming at event 1 of the ground-breaking Aqua Sphere Powered 3.8km long Swim Series.

2010.08 | Launch of Team ActivInstinct
The UK's next wave of pro-triathletes get 'Activ' and show their medal winning Instincts Pure Sports, Pure Performance, Pure Potential - The Launch of Team ActivInstinct

2010.07 | Amanda Beard Signs On to Endorse Aqua Sphere as the Premium Brand for Swimming
Amanda Beard, the four-time Olympic swimmer and new mom, is finding comfort in the pool with Aqua Sphere.

As the new face of the company that’s recognized for its high-quality swim products that are as comfortable as they are innovative, Beard’s endorsement comes from a lifetime of experience in the water as well as a new lifestyle that places comfort above competition.

2010.07 | Innaugural Blue Mile Creates a Big Splash for the Environment
Over eight thousand people attended the inaugural Blue Mile - Race for the Environment, which started at the historical Mayflower steps, Plymouth’s most famous landmark. The event saw over 641 people take to the water to swim, paddle and walk for the environment during the weekend, including a host of celebrities. Official Swim Partner Aqua Sphere was delighted to support the event and it has made a successful addition to Aqua Sphere's strategic list of high quality event partnerships for 2010.

2010.07 | Innaugural Blue Mile Creates a Big Splash for the Environment
Over eight thousand people attended the inaugural Blue Mile - Race for the Environment, which started at the historical Mayflower steps, Plymouth’s most famous landmark. The event saw over 641 people take to the water to swim, paddle and walk for the environment during the weekend, including a host of celebrities. Official Swim Partner Aqua Sphere was delighted to support the event and it has made a successful addition to Aqua Sphere's strategic list of high quality event partnerships for 2010.

2010.06 | Cat Morrison - The Comeback Kid
Ironman.com details how Catriona overcame a 45-minute broken chain comeback to win Ironman Lanzarote. It's a story for the ages...

2010.06 | Cat Morrison's Blogs the Blow by Blow Details in Her TriGrandPrix Win
"The finishing 500m through the town was a blast with loads of people lining the streets. I’m not known for smiling during races but it was impossible not to grin big time on this one!"

2010.06 | AS's Cat Morrison Takes Top Honors at TriGrandPrix, Basque Country 2010
Cat took on the most elite athletes in Triathlon and emerged victorious in the Getaria to Zarautz trek

2010.06 | How Will You Cover the Blue Mile? Help Raise Money for WWF UK.
It’s just one month to go 'til swimmers, kayakers, sailors, and walkers converge on Plymouth for the first ever Blue Mile challenge. Organised by Sport Environment, the event is open to everyone. Participants are invited to complete a mile in, on, or next to the water to raise vital support and money for World Wildlife Fund UK, the world’s leading conservation organisation.

2010.05 | Swim Challenge - Battle of the Sexes Heating Up!
With nearly 2,000 participants already logging their hours in the pool, ocean or lake each day and exchanging light-hearted barbs via Twitter and Facebook, Aqua Sphere's Swim Challenge is proving to be an intriguing grudge match between men and women.

2010.05 | Aqua Sphere's Cat Morrison Wins Ironman Lanzarote
Ironman Lanzarote 2010...oh_my_god!

Yes, there was a men's race today... but, no disrespect, that was a sideshow to the story unfolding among the women. We'll catch up on the men soon, but for now, here come the girls.

There is a short version... we predicted Cat Morrison would win, and she did!

But the long version is so much more interesting...

2010.05 | Aqua Sphere's Cat Morrison Wins Ironman Lanzarote
The first athletes out of the water were British Stephen Bayliss who swam the 3.8km in only 47:42 minutes but who sadly would not make it to the finish, and Hillary Biscay who emerged from the water after 50:40. Hillary went on the cross the finish line in 11th place overall and as the 9th pro. It was impressive that two age group athletes managed to finish the race within the top 10. Louise Collins who came second almost won the race in the female category, and finished just 1:28 minutes behind Catriona Morrison.

2010.04 | Aqua Sphere Becomes Official Swim Partner to The Blue Mile - Race for the Environment
Sport Environment, the organiser of The Blue Mile – Race for the Environment is today delighted to announce that it has chosen swimming goggle guru Aqua Sphere as its Official Swim Partner. Aqua Sphere is the name behind the world's most innovative award winning goggles and masks and is currently the fastest growing brand in UK swimming, providing everything a swimmer needs from caps to swimwear to wet suits. The new partnership will see Aqua Sphere supply 1200 branded swim caps as well as assorted winners' prizes and adds to Aqua Sphere's strategic list of high quality event partnerships for 2010.

2010.04 | Team Abu Dhabi Supports the Swim Challenge - Will You?
Faris Al Sultan and Team Abu Dhabi are getting behind the online driven international men vs. women event that will raise money and awareness for breast cancer and prostate cancer research. It's a win-win competition - no matter who wins, cancer loses. Learn more and sign up at www.swimchallenge.org

2010.03 | Aqua Sphere Announces "The Swim Challenge" - A Men vs. Women Duel Where Cancer is the Only Loser
Beginning April 1 through November 30, swimmers of all abilities can sign-up and sign on to www.swimchallenge.org each day to log their hours (not their laps) in the water.
The Swim Challenge website will track the total time, men vs. women, via a “leader meter” posted on the website and created as a widget so that competitors can keep tabs on their counterparts. The site will also allow swimmers to individually track their personal progress in the pool, encouraging them to swim longer each day.
A $35,000 donation will be split between the Prostate Cancer Foundation (men) and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (women); allocations will be determined by the cumulative hours swum by each gender.

2010.01 | Press Release: Aqua Sphere and Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) Announce Partnership
"AEA is pleased to have Aqua Sphere as a new sponsor," says Angie Proctor, Executive Director of AEA. "Aqua Sphere offers innovative equipment and products that our instructors and all water fitness enthusiasts’ can use to expand their training options and enhance their workout results."

2010.01 | A Growing Sphere of Influence
Aqua Sphere UK's Martin Newton interviews with SGB Sports on the growing international presence of Aqua Sphere and how quality and innovation sets us apart from the competition.

2009.12 | Aqua Sphere's Kaiman Wins a Bestcovery Award
The Kaiman is a triathlete and training favorite. Bestcovery, a popular product review site has awarded the Kaiman a "Best Pick" award for it's performance, comfort and price point. The customer reviews are icing on the award cake. Thanks Bestcovery and even more thanks to the reviewers and commenters.

2009.12 | Aqua Sphere's Kayenne Gets Top Marks From Choice Magazine
Choice is the leading consumer advocacy group in Australia. The magazine recently independently reviewed the most popular goggles on the market and Aqua Sphere's Kayenne came away with the top scores. The Kayenne really shatters the standard with its 4-point expanded visibility and long lasting comfort. We can say it, but when a group like Choice says it, it's concrete. Follow the link to see the review.

2009.11 | Course Records Fall at Ironman Arizona
Jordan Rapp and Samantha McGlone both set course records today in winning Ford Ironman Arizona. The two champions both used the day's fastest bike splits to overcome a competitive field in Tempe, Arizona.

2009.11 | Raelert and Dibens Win in Clearwater
Germany's Michael Raelert and Great Britain's Julie Dibens claimed victory at the Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3, Presented by Ford. The younger brother of Andreas Raelert, last year's runner-up, Michael Raelert earned the title and broke a course record with an overall time of 3:34:04. Dibens, a top finisher at the event in recent years, held off the field and set a 70.3 course record, crossing the line at 3:59:33.

2009.11 | European Rout at Ironman Florida
What a day of Ironman racing at the 2009 Ford Ironman Florida. Both the men and women's contests were hard fought, with the favourites and leaders faltering and/or unable to continue. Throw in some great come-from-behind efforts and side-by-side racing, and you couldn't have scripted the race any better. With the outcome in both races undetermined right until the end, the racing was topped off with the finishes of two first time Ironman champions.

2009.11 | Registration for Tri-California's New Alcatraz Triathlon Opens Nov 27
On Sunday, August 29, 2010, 1800 swimmers, bikers and runners will christen the inaugural Tri-California ALCATRAZ Triathlon. Registration for the event is on a first come basis and is expected to sell out quickly. Registration opens November 27th. To register, or for more information, go to www.tricalifornia.com.

2009.11 | Inaugural Abu Dhabi International Triathlon Announced
With one of the sport's most lucrative prizes - $250,000 US - The Abu Dhabi International Triathlon features long and short distance courses that will be attractive to a wide range of athletes. The race is scheduled for March 13, 2010. Come join Aqua Sphere's Faris Al Sultan and Team Abu Dhabi.