TYR Sport Announces Collaboration with USA Swimming to Recognize Swim Series Stars in Inaugural 2018 TYR Next Gen Team
Seal Beach, CA—January 15, 2018—TYR Sport is proud to announce its collaboration with USA Swimming to recognize the top 18-and-under performers across the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series with the first ever TYR Next Gen Team. Beginning at this week’s series opener in Austin, Texas, and continuing on in Atlanta, Mesa, Indianapolis, Santa Clara and Columbus, the top performing 18-and-under finishers in each event will be recognized as members of TYR Next Gen for their race city. These athletes will be acknowledged on the USA Swimming website and awarded with a specialized DeckPass Patch. At the culmination of the series USA Swimming will consider each of the recognized performances from across the series to determine one top 18-and-under male and female performer in each event for the full series. These select winners will then be named to the overarching 2018 TYR Next Gen Team. “As the new title sponsor for the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series we are proud to partner with USA Swimming to recognize and support future generations of the sport,” began Chief Executive Officer Matt DiLorenzo. “We look forward to inspiring athletes, coaches and fans as we continue to take swimming to the next level.” The inaugural TYR Next Gen Team will be announced at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships during an on-deck ceremony prior to a predetermined finals session and will be recognized on usaswimming.org. About TYR Named for TYR, the Norse god of warriors, our company is committed to cultivating a culture of greatness, both in and out of the water. Through vision and American ingenuity, we have become a brand synonymous with the athlete. From the planning stages to the production floor, everything we do revolves around synthesizing creativity, experience and competition. For us, engineering the most advanced performance products is more than just a goal, it’s a requirement. About USA Swimming As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. For more information, visit www.usaswimming.org.