Development of the Original Swim Lap Display

June’s “HINDsight 2020” – a monthly share where we take a moment to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired. In 1975, our founder, Greg Hind, developed and patented a swim accessory that would revolutionize the competitive swim industry: The Lap Display. Its popularity grew quickly. By 1976, the HIND Lap Counter was… Read more »

Adjusting to Challenging Times

Our SLO Storefront Now Open to Shoppers >> In Store Shopping, Curbside Pickup , and Shipping << We are oh so happy that as of 20 May 2020, the County of San Luis Obispo has started to implement its phased re-opening plan. Within these guidelines, GH Sports can now allow customers to shop in our… Read more »

Curbside Pickup at GH Sports

How to place a Curbside Pick Up order? When checking out online, select “Curbside Pick Up” as your shipping option or call 805-541-6019 to place a phone order for Curbside Pick Up. When can Curbside Orders be picked up? ● Curbside Pickup is available Monday-Friday 10am-5:30pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. ● After you place an order… Read more »

HINDSight: A team so good it makes two

April’s “HINDsight 2020” – a monthly share where we take a moment to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired. Some people always find the bright side, the potential, the opportunity. Our founder, Greg Hind, was one of those. So was his former water polo coach Art Lambert. When Greg was just 21… Read more »

Pismo Preserve: Your Next Scenic Adventure

Updates since originally written: As of June 1, 2020, the Pismo Preserve is open 4pm to dusk. Most trails and roads are currently open to one-way traffic only. Please review their current trail map for more information. Equestrian trailer parking is still available but must be registered for online.  If physical distancing is not respected,… Read more »

Staff Picks: Nutrition Products

Nutrition during and after exercise is crucial to maintaining your body’s health and performance. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite nutrition products here at GH that both our employees and customer love. These products all strive to use clean natural ingredients that promote healthy exercise and recovery.   Hammer Perpetuem – Hammer Perpetuem is a… Read more »

Utilizing Swim Equipment to Enhance Your Swim Training

Swim Tips with Kevin Jervis, Pro-Triathlete & GH Sponsored Athlete. Kevin talks how to utilize swim equipment to enhance your swim training!    

All About Swim Caps – Swim Caps 101

4 Types of Swim Caps, brought to you by Pro-Triathlete Kevin Jervis.     A Pro Triathlete and GH Sponsored Athlete, Kevin Jervis is a life-long swimmer, was a swimming coach growing up and is now a professional triathlete tightening up his skills for 2024 Olympics in Paris. Also a former employee at GH Sports,… Read more »

International Women’s Day & The First-Ever Technical Apparel Line Exclusively for Women

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we remember that in 1991 our founder, Greg Hind, worked with elite female athletes to design and fabricate the first-ever technical apparel line exclusively for women. In 1992, the line was debuted. From HIND’s 1992 Fall Workbook: “Serious women athletes have always been an important segment of the HIND… Read more »

“The Sporting Life” by January Harris, Cal Poly Today – Fall 1989

In 2020, we have a monthly “HINDsight 2020” focus where we take a moment each month to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired. As we reflected on our founder’s creation of the first-ever sport tight [see also: First Ever Sport Tight ], we enjoyed reading how Cal Poly author shared Greg Hind… Read more »