TritonWear to Change How Athletes and Coaches Prepare for Next Olympics

TritonWear is changing the way swimmers train by providing their coaches with real-time metrics and analysis including stroke rate, turn time, and split times.

The Toronto-based sport tech startup automatically calculates over a dozen performance metrics through a small device attached to the back of the goggle strap. These metrics are sent to a coach’s tablet in real-time, enabling the coach to monitor and adjust the swimmer’s training based on those metrics.

Debuting on the social media world stage during the Olympics, TritonWear partnered with media channel SwimSwam to deliver post-race analysis for all swimming finals.

“Using TritonWear data to make athletes more efficient will not only educate them, but ultimately make them faster,” Ben Titley, head coach of Canada’s 2016 Olympic Swim Team, commented earlier this summer. The Canadian Team came home with an unprecedented six medals in Rio, more than double what was achieved in London 2012.

TritonWear has secured $2 million in financing from Real Ventures and Relentless Pursuit Partners to help it penetrate the competitive swim market globally.

Cofounders Tristan Lehari and Darius Gai developed their flagship product while participating in the University of Waterloo’s Velocity program in 2014.