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International Swimming Hall of Fame board of directors including Bruce Wigo, CEO, and Olympic champion Mark Spitz
noun - The ISHOF is the acronym for the (International Swimming Hall of Fame), a sports hall of fame devoted to the aquatic sports located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A. The ISHOF is recognized by FINA as the official hall for the aquatics sports and is affiliated with the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. The International Swimming Hall of Fame is dedicated to promoting aquatic sports, including competitive swimming, water polo, diving, synchronized swimming and marathon swimming, and immortalizing the achievements and contributions of those who have distinguished themselves in these aquatic sports.

The ISHOF is a not-for-profit educational organization whose mission is to promote the benefits and importance of swimming as a key to fitness, good health, quality of life, and the water safety of children. The ISHOF is a dynamic shrine dedicated to the history, memory, and recognition of the famous swimmers, divers, water polo players, synchronized swimmers, and persons involved in life saving activities and education, throughout the world, whose lives and accomplishments will serve to inspire, educate, and be role models for all those who participate in the Hall of Fame’s experience and programs.

It is affiliated with the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and distributes the Paragon Awards.


SafeSwimmer™ Float

The ISHOF also markets and distributes the SafeSwimmer™ Float.

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