Paragon Awards

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Ralph Goto (middle) receiving one of the 2012 Paragon Awards from Bob Duenkel (right) and Jim Drozdowski of Paragon Aquatics (left) at the International Swimming Hall of Fame
The Paragon Awards is sponsored by Paragon Aquatics and Pentair Aquatic Systems and presented for outstanding contributions to Competitive Swimming, Water Polo, Competitive Diving, Aquatic Safety, Synchronized Swimming and Recreational Swimming. The Paragon Awards are presented at the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.

The annual Paragon Awards bring some of the most interesting and fascinating people each year to the Hall of Fame,” said International Swimming Hall of Fame President/CEO Bruce Wigo. “These are the unsung heroes who make competitive swimming possible, who save lives, who promote water safety and further aquatic education.”

A list of the recipients of the Paragon Awards is here.


Water Safety Award Recipients

About Paragon Aquatics

Paragon Aquatics is a Division of Pentair Water Pool and Spa headquartered out of LaGrangeville, New York, U.S.A. Paragon has been a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer of swimming pool deck equipment, including competitive starting platforms for over 50 years, and is a proud sponsor of the Paragon Awards since 1996. Paragon Aquatics sells diving towers, competitive starting platforms, lifeguard chairs and more, including Stark Filtration Systems.

About International Swimming Hall of Fame

The International Swimming Hall of Fame was established in 1965 and is a not-for-profit educational organization located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A. Its mission is to inspire everyone to be a swimmer by promoting the benefits and importance of swimming as a key to fitness, good health, quality of life, and the water safety of all adults and children.

Paragon Award Winners

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