Arena swimwear online
Dive into the pool in style and comfort with Addnature.co.uk’s range of Arena swimwear for men and women, including swimsuits, men’s shorts and trunks, swimming caps and more. Arena’s collection is designed to streamline the body and help improve your performance. Whether you are going for a leisurely dip or training for a competition, discover the latest styles that can help you reach your fitness goals.
Arena’s history in competitive swimwear
Established in 1973, Arena is one of the world’s best-known swimwear and water sports apparel brands. The brand was founded by Horst Dassler, the son of the Adidas founder. During the Munich Summer Games in 1972, he was inspired to start the Arena swimwear brand after witnessing the first athlete win 7 golds in one Olympiad, while setting new world records. Dassler could see an opening for a company that only focused on producing high-quality swimwear. One year later, Arena launched its first line of swimwear known as Skinfit, which was the first swimsuit to use ultra-light fabric and act as a streamlined second skin to the swimmer’s body. These designs were extremely successful, with Australian swimmer Shane Gould going on to win several Olympic medals wearing Arena swimwear. A sponsorship deal followed, and by 1976, the Arena Elite Team was competing at the Montreal Olympic Games. The team was made up of swimming greats including Mark Spitz, Steve Furniss, David Wilke and Maxine “Miki” King, Novella Calligaris, Shirley Babashoff, Ga