Category: Swimming

HINDsight: an innovation for aqua aerobics

October’s “HINDsight 2020” – a monthly share where we take a moment to reflect on our history to celebrate and be inspired. Our founder, Greg Hind, was known for being a thoughtful listener. His discipline to set aside whatever he was doing to listen in to what employees, customers, and friends had to share was… Read more »

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: 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 »

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 »

Raffles Raffles and More Raffles at Annual 1 Day Sale

Stop by the GH Sports Annual 1 Day Sale on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 9am – 6pm for 20-60% Off Everything in Store. Plus: ENTER TO WIN RAFFLES, RAFFLES & MORE RAFFLES: Olympian-signed TYR Kickboard (signed by the amazing: Dana Vollmer, Molly Hannis, Kelsi Worrell, Ashley Twitchell, Ryan Lochte, Matt Grevers, Jacob Pebley &… Read more »

GH Aqua Thermal Top – 3 Tips for A Correct Fit

3 tips for a correct fit for your new GH Aqua Thermal Top.   Tip #1: It should fit snug, especially around the hips so that water does not flow in and out. Once you are in the water it will loosen up a little. Tip #2: Size down. If it’s too large, it will… Read more »

Fitness Runs In The Family

Fitness runs in the family! Our founder Greg Hind’s sister Leslie celebrates a lifetime of fitness with the below “Falling Off” photo from 1958 and and its tribute photo 2018. The moment was captured in 1954 when Harry and Diana Hind hired Clarence Maki to take photos of their two children Greg and Leslie surfing… Read more »

MTS – Leave it on the Course

Year after year, the March Triathlon Series (MTS) sets the standard for what a triathlon should be – fun, scenic, supportive, and energetic. But besides the award winning supporting cast of reasons to do MTS, the hallmark of the race is the course itself. First off, it’s never fun to feel the clock ticking away… Read more »