TYR Sport announced its position as the new title sponsor of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series.
With six highly anticipated events slated to take place throughout the year, the TYR Pro Swim Series will provide fans with the chance to see some of the world’s most decorated athletes compete in the fastest race series in the world. In addition to an outstanding athlete presence, the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series promises product reveals and interactive fan experiences.
“At TYR Sport we pride ourselves on providing athletes with products that push the limits of performance,” began Chief Executive Officer Matt DiLorenzo. “In becoming the new title sponsor of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series, we’re looking forward to not only energizing the swim community with gear they can believe in, but also having the opportunity to support athletes, coaches and fans in a new and exciting way.”
This year format changes, increased prize purses and team scoring have also been introduced to help further set the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series apart. In addition, the Series will now offer a recognition program for 18-and-under swimmers.
When discussing the updates USA Swimming President and CEO Tim Hinchey said, “We could not be more excited for the upcoming changes for next year’s TYR Pro Swim Series. The format adjustments will create thrilling competitions for fans and athletes alike, and the camaraderie within swimming will certainly be on display with the new team scoring. USA Swimming is looking forward to partnering with TYR on what is sure to be a world-class series of events.”
As a partner of USA Swimming, TYR continues to turn heads in and out of the pool. In addition to its state-of-the-art technologies and celebrated Avictor tech suit, the brand also boasts an impressive roster of sponsored athletes including 12x Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte, 7x Olympic medalist Dana Vollmer, 6x Olympic medalist Matt Grevers, 2x Olympic medalist Leah Smith, 2x Olympic medalist Lia Neal, 2x Olympic medalist Cody Miller, Olympic gold medalist Kelsi Worrell and Olympic gold medalist Tom Shields.
Fans can experience the rebranded 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series at the following events:
Jan. 11-14, 2018: TYR Pro Swim Series at Austin (University of Texas)
March 1-4, 2018: TYR Pro Swim Series at Atlanta (Georgia Tech)
April 12-15, 2018: TYR Pro Swim Series at Mesa (Skyline Aquatic Center)
May 17-20, 2018: TYR Pro Swim Series at Indianapolis (Indiana University Natatorium, IUPUI)
June 14-17, 2017: TYR Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara (George F. Haines International Swim Center)
July 6-8, 2018: TYR Pro Swim Series at Columbus (Ohio State University)