Seal Beach, CA - December 30, 2021 - TYR Sport is proud to announce the signing of two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and American Record Holder, Bobby Finke.
A rising star in distance swimming, Finke solidified his presence at the top of the sport in Tokyo with a historic double Gold Medal performance. Now, a two-time Gold Medalist, American Record holder, and NCAA Champion, Bobby Finke has firmly established himself as the United State's distance juggernaut. With one more season of NCAA eligibility remaining, Finke seeks to repeat his NCAA titles in the 400 IM and 1650 Freestyle. On the International stage, he will build off his Olympic Momentum in the run-up to Paris 2024.
"I am excited to announce that I have joined Team TYR,” said Bobby Finke. “Their innovative products along with the support TYR gives athletes are second to none. I could not be more grateful for this opportunity."
As a member of team TYR, Finke will join sponsored athletes including Olympic Medalists Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, Lilly King, and Michael Andrew, as well as CrossFit Games athletes Noah Ohlsen, Travis Mayer, Emma Cary, and Amanda Barnhart.
“We could not be more excited to announce Bobby Finke as a TYR Athlete,” said Matt Dilorenzo, CEO of TYR Sport. “Bobby had a tremendous performance in Tokyo and we are thrilled to welcome him as the newest member of the Team TYR family! His competitiveness and grit are perfect representations of the TYR brand, and we are proud to support him as he works towards 2024."
Since its inception three decades ago, TYR Sport has grown to exist as one of the world’s most recognizable swimming and triathlon brands. Founded in Huntington Beach, California, the American company has garnered industry success for major technologies including the celebrated Venzo technical suit. Today, TYR has become synonymous with the most groundbreaking athletes in swimming and continues to be the choice of champions.
Named for TYR the Norse god of valor and sacrifice, we're a company built on commitment and discipline. We've been pushing the limits of innovation to propel athletes to their absolute best for over 35 years. Whether it's personal records or world championships, we have the hard-earned hardware to back it up.