Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Anti Wave helps drive Australian swimmers’ achievements at the Tokyo Olympics

Anti Wave helps drive Australian swimmers’ achievements at the Tokyo Olympics
August 2, 2021

Welcoming the remarkable achievements of Australian swimmers at the Tokyo Olympics over the first nine days of the 2020 Games, leading aquatic industry supplier Anti Wave has highlighted its  history of supporting Olympians from Brisbane’s St Peters Western Swim Club by supplying its Australian designed, top performance swimming, pool programming and pool deck equipment to the Club’s high performance training centre.

The Indooroopilly-based St Peters Western Swim Club has in recent years become Australia’s premiere high performance swimming club, sending no less than six athletes to the Tokyo Olympics, including the legendary double Tokyo Gold medal winning Olympian Ariarne ‘Arnie’ Titmus.

With a strong focus on high performance swim training and development, the Club is coached by Dean Boxall - one of swimming’s so called ‘rockstar coaches’ and who was back-to-back Age Coach of the Year and Youth Coach of the Year at the Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) Awards.

Anti Wave supplied key equipment in 2010 when the Club’s facility was re-built; transitioning from a basic skimmer type pool to an international standard ‘wet deck’ or overflow type competition pool, complete with industry leading Anti Wave MAXI Racing Lanes, Moveable Track Start Blocks, Overflow Pool EndWalls, SwimWalls,Overflow Gratings, and Pool deck equipment.

St Peters Western Swim Club acts as a key research and development facility for Anti Wave, with focus on product innovation and development through direct Coach and Swimmer feedback.

Key product innovations include the development of the next generation of Moveable Track Start Blocks, for which Anti Wave holds priority Patents. The Moveable TrackStart Blocks are a key innovative design feature now included in the Starting Block model used at the Tokyo Olympics.

Anti Wave products supplied the St Peters Western Swim Club include:

  • Anti Wave MAXI Swimming Racing Lanes - featuring industry leading Patented design and wave dissipation technology
  • Moveable TrackStart Blocks - an Anti Wave priority Patent, as used at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Anti Wave Submersible SwimWall System - innovative pool programmability
  • Anti Wave EndWall System - for Overflow Pool Management and Starting Block installation
  • Anti Wave Overflow Gratings - for increased pool depth and reduced water turbidity

Anti Wave remains committed at the ground level to the support and development of swim and polo clubs & facilities around the world, with a strong focus on product innovation and development, and the best possible availability to all clubs and pools.

Anti Wave has over 50 years of world leading aquatics innovation and product development, and Anti wave products and designs have been exported to over 150 countries since 1972.

St Peters Western Swim Club is based at St Peters Lutheran College at Indooroopilly and is led by Head Coach Dean Boxall.

Anti Wave International products are distributed in Australia by S.R.Smith Australia.

Click here to contact S.R.Smith Australia via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

Click here to contact Anti Wave International via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

Images (from top): The 50 metre pool at the St Peters Western Swim Club, refurbishment of the pool in 2010, the Anti Wave MAXI Racing Lane and the Anti Wave submersible swim wall.

Related Articles

25th July 2021 - AIS Chief Executive congratulates Australia’s swimming performance at Tokyo Olympic Games

21st July 2021 - Historic achievement as 2032 Olympics secured for Brisbane and South East Queensland

23rd July 2021 - Annabelle Williams appointed to Swimming Australia Board

19th July 2021 - New club-based Australian Swimming League set to provide elite domestic competition

10th June 2021 - Olympic swimming trials set to commence at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre

28th May 2021 - Dean Boxall named Australian Age and Youth Coach of the Year at ASCTA Awards

20th May 2021 - Anti Wave Global’s water polo goals now being exported to seven countries

19th May 2021 - Study suggests swimming pool water inactivates COVID-19 virus in 30 seconds

15th February 2021 - Australia’s Anti Wave marks 50 years of aquatic innovation

2nd July 2020 - Anti Wave International’s Anton Kajlich flags benefits of overflow pool design

24th April 2020 - Coach calls for elite swimmers to be given access to pools

24th July 2019 - Australia to send largest ever team to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

5th February 2019 - Innovative Swim Wall enhances pool efficiency and programming at Cockburn ARC

13th February 2017 - S.R.Smith completes SwimWall installation at Griffith University Gold Coast campus

13th November 2015 - Anti Wave International expands with Arabian Gulf manufacturing

8th September 2014 - Anti Wave marks 44 years of supplying high performance aquatic equipment

25th November 2013 - Anti Wave International installations for 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar

11th November 2013 - S.R.Smith acquires Anti Wave Australia


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

PRIAVA

About Priava's Technology -  Priava is a cloud-based and centralised venue and event management system aimed at venues of all sizes. With its familiar and easy-to-use web interface, the…

read more

Attractions / Billing / Entertainment / Events / Technology

 
 

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd are the premium dealer in Australasia for the Dutch company BERG’s commercial and domestic products. Our flagship product is their revolutionary pedal go-kart – the…

read more

Attractions / Tourism / Venues

 
 

Intelligenz

Intelligenz provides Leisure Management Software for managing all your Program Registrations, Facility Bookings, Membership Sales and POS Transactions; including detailed Reporting, automated…

read more

Access / Billing / Finance / Marketing / Technology

 
 

BioLab Australia Pty Ltd

BioGuard is Australia and New Zealand’s most trusted supplier of premium, innovative and affordable commercial water treatment systems and chemicals. BioGuard offers a comprehensive range of…

read more

Aquatics / Technology / Waterparks

 
 

GLADSTONE MRM

Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Venues

 
 

AUSTRALIAN WATERSLIDES AND LEISURE

A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Waterparks

 
 

PathMinder

PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…

read more

Access / Fitness / Recreation / Security

 
 

Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

read more

Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business