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Backstroke Start Device with Strap (143081)

backstroke start device

The Backstroke Start Device (U.S. Patent No.  10,245,524) is an anti-slip, accelerated start device designed to reduce the potential for slipped starts during critical competitions when every second counts. The Backstroke Start Device contains a 65 x 8cm nonslip wedge with a 10° angle off which a swimmer can push, providing much-needed traction when pool walls or touchpads are slippery. The wedge is easily adjustable, allowing swimmers to select their desired location of the wedge on the pool wall. After the swimmers’ start, the wedge automatically retracts back to the housing compartment so as not to interfere with flip turns and touchpad interactions, eliminating the need for manual removal.


• Improves foot grip for backstroke starts
• Easy to use
• Works with multiple styles of blocks
• Attaches with straps or anchors
• Easily adjustable
• Automatically retracts out of the water

Product Downloads:

Backstroke Start Device Manual (Part # 143081)

Backstroke Start Device Sell Sheet

143081 Backstroke Start Device Product Specifications

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