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Video: Pete Jacobs at Kona

“I don’t swim in squads; I swim on my own,” notes professional triathlete Pete Jacobs. “I’ve got a pool at home, it’s got a Fastlane® in it. It’s such an advantage for me.” In 2012, Pete won the IRONMAN World Championship. He sat out the race in 2015 due to ...

VIDEO: Swimming tips with Pete Jacobs

How did Pete Jacobs become the 2012 IRONMAN® World Champion? Partly by achieving the third fastest swim split in the event’s history! In this video, he swims against the Endless Pools Fastlane® in his home pool to show us how it’s done. Like all world-class athletes, Pete knows that being ...

A Triathlete Finds his Tribe

“It’s the camaraderie,” he reflects. Dr. Max Henry, age 62, has recently found himself at the center of a training club. “I’ve been a triathlete most of my life. Basically I trained on my own.” Now, he has about 20 compatriots who turn to him as the heart of their ...

A Paralympian's Top 3 Benefits of Endless Pools Training

Since Joe Townsend lost both his legs in Afghanistan, he's been on the move more than ever. The Royal Marine Commando-turned-paratriathlete has competed at the IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii, in ITU events from Geneva to Yokohama, and at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. After his fateful accident in 2008, ...

ITU Rotterdam Wrap-up: Inside the Endless Pools Tent

Last week, we were honored to participate in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam. Accomplished triathletes, age-group and professional, stopped by the Endless Pools® tent to dip in to our signature swimming machine. As you can read in the Instagram captions below, these triathletes used the Endless Pool for ...

IRONMAN Athletes in Kona Say...

Triathlon's biggest event -- the IRONMAN® World Championship presented by GoPro -- is set for this weekend, and world-class athletes are already in Kailua-Kona training for the big day. Endless Pools® has been offering test-swims in our two pools (with underwater treadmills) just steps from the race's swim start, Kailua ...

How Triathlete Raul Tejada Made the Leap to Pro

Most triathletes enter the field from one of the sports’ three disciplines. Raul Tejada transitioned from motocross. “When I was 4 years old, my dad bought me a motocross bike,” he recalls. He dedicated himself to off-roading – even coming to the U.S. to train with other aspiring professionals – ...

Ultra-swimmer Jamie Patrick to Break World Record ... Live on Facebook

What does it take to set an open-water world distance record by swimming across Lake Michigan? For Jamie Patrick, who’s attempting just that on August 22, it takes $145,000, an Emmy-winning documentary crew, a sports psychologist, and untold hours of swimming in his Endless Pool. Dubbed “The Great Lake Swim™,” ...

The Endless Pools Team Takes TriRock Philly by Storm

This weekend, Endless Pools attended the Johnson & Johnson TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon presented by Philadelphia Insurance Companies. We didn’t exhibit or offer test-swims against our industry-best swim current. Oh, no. We swam, we biked, we ran. Veni, vidi, vici (except only one of us really vicied). Here are just a ...

REV3 Comes to Quassy

Quassy Amusement Park is best known for its Wooden Warrior roller coaster. Last weekend, warriors of a different kind came to swim, bike, and run as the REV3 Triathlon Series took over with an Olympic-distance Triathlon, 70.3 Half REV, and opportunities to warm up and train in an Endless Pool. ...

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