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Olympic Gold Medalist Josh Davis endorsed Hammer Head® Swim Caps because of the revolutionary benefits it brings to swimmers at all levels.

MINNEAPOLIS, July 11, 2019 – Olympic Gold Medalist Josh Davis endorsed Hammer Head Swim Caps because of the revolutionary benefits it brings to swimmers at all levels. Josh Davis is a US Olympic gold medalist and former world record-holder. Davis represented the United States at two consecutive Summer Olympics and served as USA Swimming Team […]

USA Synchronized Swimming Endorses Hammer Head® Swim Caps

MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2019 – USA Synchro endorsed Hammer Head Swim Caps as a first step in their movement to make their athletes safer in the water. Long practices, tight formations, strong athletes and acrobatics above and below the water all contribute to the risk for head injuries. Seven months into his position, Adam Andrasko, […]

Hammer Head® Swim Caps partners with Hope Floats Foundation to Save Children

MINNEAPOLIS, June 20, 2019 – Hammer Head Swim Caps and Hope Floats Foundation are partnering to take a proactive approach to make swimmers safer in the water. For each Hammer Head Swim Cap purchased, a donation will be made to Hope Floats Foundation to provide swimming lessons for children living in poverty. According to the […]

Veteran Swimmer, Official Talks Swimmer Safety

MINNEAPOLIS, April 22th, 2019 – As the competitive club season gets into full swing for spring and summer across the country, SwimSwam sat down with Bill Stephan, lifelong swimmer and veteran swim meet official to hear first hand what he and his peers are seeing when it comes to competition and swimmer safety. “Firstly, it’s […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines
Endorses Hammer Head® Swim Caps

MINNEAPOLIS, February 6th, 2019 – Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist, International Swim Hall of Famer and NBC’s long time swim analyst and “Voice of Swimming” for 30 years, Rowdy Gaines, this week endorses the Hammer Head® Swim Cap, a new solution to protect all levels of swimmers against the risk of head injury. Calling the Hammer Head […]

American Swimming Coaches Association
Endorses Hammer Head® Swim Caps

MINNEAPOLIS, December 3, 2018 – ASCA, the American Swimming Coaches Association, with members all over North America and affiliates around the world, has officially endorsed the Hammer Head® Swim Cap, it was announced today. The innovative new swim cap, which offers swimmers head protection when collisions occur, was recognized as an intuitive and obvious benefit […]

Hammer Head Advisor, Richard Franklin, Chats with SwimSwam

Hammer Head Swim Caps is lucky enough to have accomplished business advisor, Richard Franklin, on our advisory board. Franklin is not only an accomplished business analyst to Fortune 100 companies and start-ups alike – he is also the father of Missy Franklin, an Olympic gold medalist! He knows first hand the importance of head protection […]

Study Shows Concussions Prevalent in Water Polo Athletes

In 2016, during a first-ever survey conducted by UCI, 36% of water polo players report getting concussions. UCI receive more than 1,500 surveys from USA water polo players, both men and women. These surveys asked questions about head injuries, concussions, and symptoms of concussions. Of these players, most of the reported head injuries came from […]

Swimmers Can Get Concussions – or Even CTE – from Hits to the Head

It was long thought that concussions were the cause of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – or CTE. But, a new study from Boston University shows that hits to the head are the cause of CTE. “The concussion is really irrelevant for triggering CTE,” Dr. Lee Goldstein, an associate professor at Boston University School of Medicine and […]