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Speedo Speed Socket Swim Goggle
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Product Description

- Excellent competition goggle! Worn by Michael Phelps in the 2004 Olympic Games! - Low profile design with great peripheral vision. - Shatter resistant, polycarbonate lens with UV protection and anti-fog. - Hypo-allergenic comfort fit seals and silicone double length headstrap for a more secure fit. - High nose bridge with 3 sizes included for a custom fit.

Worn by Michael Phelps while winning seven medals at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, the Speedo Speed Socket is an excellent swim goggle for competition swimming. The low profile design offers great peripheral vision and the polycarbonate lenses are coated with anti-fog protection and block 95 percent of UV rays. The tight hugging lens gaskets have a hypoallergenic comfort-fit seal and the silicone headstrap is double-length for a more secure fit. It comes with three nose pieces to ensure a comfortable swim and avoid water intake.

Speedo's line of Competition swim goggles are designed for the serious competitor. Made from the highest-quality materials available, their low-profile design will give any swimmer the competitive advantage.

About Speedo
In 1914, Speedo was founded in Australia by Alexander MacRae, a 22-year-old Scottish immigrant who arrived in the country in 1910. The company began when MacRae Hosiery manufacturers, established by Alexander in 1914, extended the manufacture of underwear to swimwear and became MacRae Knitting Mills. A naming competition was held by the staff in 1928 and won by a Captain Parsonson, who coined the slogan, "Speed on in your Speedos." In 1929, the first swimsuits were in production and it didnĄŻt take long for Speedo to successfully establish itself. World War II caused the brand turn over 90% of itĄŻs manufacturing to war production, providing the armed services with vital equipment such as mosquito nets. After the war, Speedo opened a new factory and was able to re-establish itself, due to increased demand for swimsuits. In 1951, Speedo Knitting Mills (Holdings) Ltd, was incorporated and became a publicly traded company on the Sydney Stock exchange.

Speedo hit the international stage in earnest, at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, and a few years later the brand grew on a more global scale. Export sales to the USA began and an international division was set up to monitor trade in New Zealand, Japan and South Africa. The expansion of the brand continued, and in 1976, Speedo was appointed as the official swimwear for the 1976 Montreal Olympics, where 52 out of 54 countries wore their swimsuits.

Speedo continues to make its mark in the pool and on the beach today. Many world class athletes who wear Speedo include U.S. phenomenon Michael Phelps, legendary Australian swimmer Grant Hackett, world record holder Kosuke Kitajima from Japan, and HollandĄŻs Inge de Bruijn.

What's in the Box?
Speedo Speed Socket swim goggle, three interchangeable nose pieces, hard plastic carrying case, printed instructions

Features:
  • Worn by Michael Phelps in 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Low-profile, anti-fog swim goggle built for competitive swimming
  • Shatter-resistant polycarbonate lens; double-length silicone headstrap
  • Interchangeable nose piece with 3 different sizes
  • 95% UV protection

Customer Reviews:

  • FINALLY! Goggles That Are Worth The Money!!
    Oh thank GOD! I have spent literally hundreds of dollars on every goggle out there on the market, looking for one that will actually fit my narrow face (and by extension, my 9 year old son's narrow face!), and finally, we found the Speed Socket.

    My biggest problems are getting goggles not to take on water, and not having them "flip" when I dive in. These are made such that they don't fit around the eye socket, they fit inside the socket, and as such, I have not had a single problem whatsoever.

    My son is a very competitive swimmer with a powerful butterfly. On his fly, the combination of the surge and the turn of the head to breathe pulls at goggles, and they have just never stayed well on his narrow face. He too loves the Speed Sockets, and absolutely refuses to wear anything else.

    Hooray for Speedo! Hooray for Speed Sockets! Hooray for the end to the looooooong search for something that works!...more info
  • not as good as what I expected, but it is still a good choice
    Positive: pretty light(not heavy), feel comfortable, and smooth

    Negative: still might be foggy at some point (but not often) ...more info
  • The best....
    Very nice goggles. No leakage and they fit comfortably. The nice dark mirrored lenses are great out in the sun. ...more info
  • Work great!
    Goggles work great! No water leakage, not even in ocean swimming! The goggles are really comfortable as well....more info