$1,000 Matching Challenge Complete! Anthony Ervin’s World Cup Tour Brought to you by Athlete Approved and PacePal


On behalf of Athlete Approved and PacePal, we would like to thank all of the matching contributors that helped us raise a total of $2,000 for Anthony Ervin’s World Cup Tour 2012! The generosity of the contributors will help fund Anthony’s dreams to compete in the World Cup. At the […]

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$1,000 Matching Challenge – Anthony Ervin’s World Cup Tour 2012 Fundraiser Brought to you by Athlete Approved & Pace Pal


Athlete Approved and Pace Pal (Underwater Pace Clock) are putting out a $1,000 Matching Challenge to support Anthony Ervin in his efforts to fundraise for his World Cup Tour 2012. Support is sparse for Olympic athletes and we are taking action to solve this problem! Olympic Gold Medalist, Anthony Ervin, […]

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Anthony Ervin’s World Cup Tour 2012 Fund Raiser


Written by Bobby Savulich Olympic Gold Medalist, Anthony Ervin, created a fund raising campaign to support his travels around the globe to compete in the World Cup Circuit 2012. He will be representing the United States at stops in Dubai, Doha, Stockholm, Moscow, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore. However, his […]

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The Power of The Team


“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” -Ryunosuke Satoro From the peewee soccer league to Fortune 500 corporate boards, we all have been tested as teammates. Particularly in athletics, this can often times be a difficult task due to personal aspirations and individual goals. However, this blog […]

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Goal Setting: Dream Big, but Dream Smart


It is the commencement of a new athletic season. September marks the start of many new beginnings in athletics. This is always an exciting time for an athlete because during this time you can decide whether you want to compete for leisure, strive to become an Olympic Gold Medalist, or […]

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GoSwim! Interview with Glenn Mills


Athlete Approved had the unique opportunity to interview swim-entrepreneur and GoSwim founder Glenn Mills. This 1980 US Olympian and Congressional Gold Medal Recipient teaches swimming through videos and the you-see-it philosophy. GoSwim is one of a kind and is certified by Athlete Approved. After personally touring the GoSwim headquarters in Manhattan, it […]

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Ylon-a-snorkel joining the ranks of Athlete Approved products!


Yet another product our Athlete Approved National Team and Olympians approve of is the Ylon-A-Snorkel.  A silly name for a fantastic product!  We like this snorkel primarily because it is lightweight and stays put.  Those are two features you don’t find in just any swimming snorkel.  Here are the official […]

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DMCswim Fins Added to Approved Products!


We have chosen “DMCswim” fins as our Athlete Approved fins!  After reviewing some great products, we talked with some of the best swimmers in the world and the consensus was that DMCswim fins (formally T2) were at the top of the list when Olympians choose their fins.  We’re proud to […]

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Our first Athlete Approved Product!


We are excited to offer the PACEPAL underwater clock as our first “Athlete Approved” product!  We have been testing this product during our workouts since it was introduced to us.  Our distance swimmers especially find it useful for keeping their pace during long workouts.  A few of it’s features include: […]

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Virtual Coaching coming soon!


We are currently testing a new service that will allow Athlete Approved to virtually coach swimmers, divers, baseball and other sports by leveraging our sports knowledge to critique videos our users submit.  This service will be offered in the coming months during our onsite clinics.  We will have more information […]

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