Three-Time Olympian Janet Evans To Host Arena
Swim Clinic at 'Iolani Swim Club
WHO: Arena, global swimwear company
Janet Evans, three-time Olympian, five-time Olympic medalist
WHAT: In celebration of Hawaii’s rich history in swimming and commitment to the sport, Portland-based swimwear company Arena is proud to bring Janet Evans, the greatest female long-distance swimmer of all time, to Honolulu. As part of the Hawaii Tour of Champions, Evans will serve as the host and instructor of a free swim clinic open to local children at the ‘Iolani Swim Club.
During the clinic, Evans will share her legendary Olympic experience, technical skills and motivation with Hawaiian swimmers. She will host a Q&A session and instruct swim lessons, emphasizing the freestyle technique. An autograph and photo opportunity will be held at the end of the clinic.
The swim clinic is open to all swimmers, ages 8-18. A Masters clinic will also be held for swimmers ages 18 and up. Visit http://www.hawaiitourofchampions.com/ to register.
Media is invited to attend and take part in the photo opportunity, as well as conduct one-on-one interviews with Evans.
WHEN: Saturday, March 23 from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. HST
Photo/Video Opps: Masters clinic will take place 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Children’s clinic will take place 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
In-person interviews with Janet Evans will take place at 11:30 a.m. She is also available Friday, March 22 for interviews upon request.
WHERE: ‘Iolani School
563 Kamoku St.
About Janet Evans
Janet Evans is widely known as the greatest distance swimmer in the history of the sport. Starting at the early age of 15, Evans swam her way to four individual Olympic gold medals, one silver medal, 17 international titles and 45 U.S. national titles, breaking seven world records in her lifetime. The three-time Olympian and five-time medalist is now a mother of two. Janet spends her time as a commercial spokesperson, author, television personality and in-demand motivational speaker.
Since 1973, Arena has created and marketed Waterwear products for competitive swimmers and swimming fans worldwide, and is universally recognized as one of the premium brands of high-quality swimwear and equipment. Over the last 40 years, the company has developed strong expertise in developing best-in-class products with particular focus on the pool segment, while also gradually expanding into leisure and beachwear. Arena is the exclusive swimwear sponsor for the U.S. National Swim Team and has partnered with USA Swimming through 2020.
The company’s ties to the world of sport and swimming in particular are reinforced through sponsoring activities at different levels, including governing bodies, national federations, athletes and clubs. For more information, please visit: http://www.arenausa.com.