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Posted: February 2, 2009  :

Multisport: Aqua Sphere and LifeSport Announce Partnership

Vista, Calif. -- January 23, 2009 – Aqua Sphere, makers of the Official Ironman Wetsuit, has joined forces with LifeSport Coaching, Official Coaches of Ironman worldwide, to be the sole Wetsuit and Eye Protection partners of LifeSport Coaching and the Subaru West Coast Triathlon Series.

"This partnership with Aqua Sphere is a perfect fit," says Lance Watson, Olympic Gold Medal Triathlon Coach and President of LifeSport. "We are both recognized by Ironman as the industry leaders in our fields and we share a common philosophy of helping athletes achieve their goals. We look forward to working with Aqua Sphere on its triathlon product development, as well as on joint projects between us through Ironman events, camps, clinics, athletes, and our race series."

Aqua Sphere is also the Official Wetsuit and Eye Protection sponsor of Team Timex, along with some of the world’s best individual triathlon competitors including Terenzo Bozzone (IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion), Marcel Zamora (3-time winner - Ironman France), Alexandra Louison (2007/08 winner of Ironman France), Christof Wandratsch (former Ironman Swim World Record Holder), Katya Meyers (LifeSport athlete and Multiple Top 5 Ironman Finisher), and Faris Al Sultan (2005 Ironman World Champion).

"Aqua Sphere is honored to be selected by LifeSport as its official swim partner," says Oliver Laguette, Director of Marketing for Aqua Sphere. "We’ve been working with triathletes for nearly a decade and know that quality coaching and swim products play a crucial role for both training and competition. By combining our innovative swim products with their superior coaching services and top tier triathletes, we can learn and continue to develop new technologies that will ensure optimal performance from the most elite professional and amateur athletes in the world."

About Aqua Sphere
Aqua Sphere is the worldwide brand of choice for swimming gear, based on the highest industry standards of design and innovation. Launched in the mid-90’s as a division of diving industry leader Aqua Lung, Aqua Sphere is committed to supplying eye protection for dedicated or casual swimmers, enabling them to feel safe, comfortable and at home in the water. The company’s numerous innovations include the Seal, the first swim mask featuring 180° vision and Kaiman, the first panoramic goggle. For more information, call (800) 775-3483, or log onto to www.aquasphereswim.com.


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