HINDsight: Breaking Barriers [not Goggles] – The Unbreakable Compy Goggle

August’s “HINDsight 2020” – a monthly share where we take a moment to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired. HINDsight: Breaking Barriers [not Goggles] – The Unbreakable Compy Goggle While swim goggles existed beginning in the 1920’s, it was in 1975 when our founder, Greg Hind, patented the Compy Goggle and broke… Read more »

History of the Compy Swim Goggle developed in the 70’s

1975 Compy Goggle Patent GH Sports Founder, Greg Hind, was awarded the patent for the Compy Goggle in 1975 (COMPY GOGGLE, US Patent No. D 237757) for a fourteen year term.  An “injection molded goggle,” it was the largest selling product in HIND Performance’s accessory line and became known internationally for its unique patented design… Read more »

HINDsight: A 1995 Cycling Short Patent – Still Pedaling Strong

January’s “HINDsight 2020” – a monthly share where we take a moment to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired.   “Leaders have three fundamental responsibilities: They craft a vision, they build alignment, and they champion execution.” Anonymous Our founder, Greg Hind, was the epitome of a leader, showing his skill to craft… Read more »

HINDsight: 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 << 6/18/21 UPDATE: Masks are not required if you are fully vaccinated. 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… 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: Willie Gault wears HIND Sport Tight on Cover of Sports Illustrated

May’s “HINDsight 2020” – a monthly share where we take a moment to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired. 40 years ago, in 1980, Willie Gault, a U.S Olympic Track and Field Team qualifier and now former American NFL wide receiver, wore our Hind Sport Tight – the first ever fitness tight… 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

In January 2020, the long-awaited Pismo Preserve (a conservation project by The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County) opened on the Central Coast of California. With 11+ miles of trails spread over 880 acres, the Preserve has a lot to offer. Visitors can choose to hike or bike various trails that wind from coastal… 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 »