Sharkbanz are an easy way to add peace of mind to the everyday ocean swim, surf, or snorkel, but make no mistake: the science is real. Sharkbanz enlisted the services of the renowned shark experts at SharkDefense Technologies. This group of scientists founded the organization 15 years ago, and created breakthroughs in a variety of shark deterrent technologies through their research and development. Sharkbanz use special patented magnetic technology to deter sharks from attacking people. Most shark attacks occur in murky, shallow waters off the coast where there are a high number of swimmers and sharks sharing the same space. In this environment, sharks rely heavily on their electro-receptors instead of their eyes to “see” what’s around them. They possess the most sensitive electro-magnetic sense of all known animals, and use it to judge distance, shape, and even the heart rate of other animals near them. Most of the time, sharks get it right and leave people alone. Occasionally, they don't. Sometimes when relying on their electro-receptors, a curious shark may bite a person in order to figure out what he or she is. These unprovoked “hit and run” attacks are the most common type, and Sharkbanz are an excellent defense against them. As the shark approaches a person wearing Sharkbanz, magnetic waves coming from the band disrupt its electro-receptors and it quickly turns away. The experience for the shark is, “like a person suddenly shining a very bright light in your eyes in a dark room, and it's not pleasant”, according to Dr. Stroud. Once a shark comes near the band, it frequently leaves the area and does not return.
Alpha Fins are the only swim fins to be manufactured with injection molded EVA foam. The ultra soft EVA foam make the Alpha Fins 70% lighter than traditional swim fins and provide unparalleled comfort. Due to the buoyancy of the material, these finds improve a swimmers body position while activating their kick. Provides isolated leg workout Buoyancy improves body position Water channels provide stability and maximum power transfer Dedicated right and left fins with full arch support Made of non-waterlogging, EVA foam
The SaferSwimmer™ Float is specifically designed to provide a safety aide for open water swimmers, serving three important functions without hindering performance or hindering your stroke. When considering personal safety and peace of mind for you and those who care about you consider the following advantages of this device: 1) It makes you visible to boaters, jet skis, kite boarders or other potential human hazards while you are swimming; 2) It can be used as a floatation device when you need it in the case of cramps, dizziness or injury and it can also be used to rescue others; 3) It can also keep your “stuff” safe while your swimming or allows you to take along your “stuff” on one-way swims across rivers or lakes.
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