The hot season inspires chill out vibes and draws us into beautiful blue waters. Summer is a time for swimming, and no matter what skill level you’re at, it’s hard to deny the temptation of dipping into the pool, taking a beach holiday or watching the 2017 FINA World Championships on television. Swim fans will be following the action at the World Aquatics Championships held for the first time in Hungary from July 14th until July 30th. The world’s best aquatic athletes will compete in different disciplines of swimming, diving, high diving, open water swimming, synchronised swimming and water polo.
The World Aquatics Championships have set and broke many world records, and turned extraordinary swimmers like Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin into household names. This year’s 17th edition will showcase elite talent from over 180 nations.
So whether you will be relaxing by the pool, honing your skills at a swim camp, or trying to emulate your idol in the water, remember to first choose the proper gear for your activity. Sun & Sand Sports sells different swimming brands that are perfect for the summer and beyond.
Time to get nautical with the Harborside men’s trunks from Columbia’s Performance Fishing Gear line. These eight-inch swim shorts with adjustable drawcord, hand pockets and cute sailfish prints are great for wearing in various swimming conditions, including saltwater and the chlorinated pool.
Don’t take goggles for granted because clear visibility and focus in the water is essential, especially if you are training for a competition and doing drills. Will be you swimming indoors or outdoors? For ocean swimming, goggles with polarised and anti-glare lenses are needed. If you’re mostly pool-bound, choose the Arena Nimesis Crystal goggles with anti-fog technology and large soft lenses.
Competitive one-piece swimwear, like the ones worn by the athletes at the World Aquatics Championships, are streamlined and made with low-resistance fabrics to reduce drag and improve speed. Similarly, the Arena Solid Light Tech swimsuit with thin racerback straps is designed to help you glide easily through the water.
You’ll need water-friendly and slip-free flip-flops when walking to the pool deck, on the sand and hitting the showers after. The adidas Eezay Cloudfoam classic thong sandals are made with soft, water-resistant and quick-drying Cloudfoam insoles. The outer soles provide extra grip for safety.
Make a splash this summer and select the right gear for your adventures with the latest multi-brand swimming apparel, equipment and accessories available at Sun & Sand Sports online. Don’t miss out on the latest swimming and sports trends, by subscribing to our newsletter today.