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Record Breaking Performance Swimwear Slide 2 Wool Suits 1900s Cotton Suits 1930s Nylon Suits 1950s Elasticated Fibers Suits 1970s Full Body suits 2000s A Chronology of Racing Swimwear Composite Material Suits 2008 Slide 3 2000 2008 Arena: always at the edge of technological power 2008 2009 2004 The state-of-the-art racing suit worn by the majority of swimming champions, who dominated FINA World Championships in Rome (2009) Slide 4 Arena Racing suits: a guarantee of top class performance Total number of Medals won by swimmers wearing Arena Powerskin X-Glide : 52 out of 120 (43%) Gold medals: 18 out of 40 (45%) Silver medals: 21 out of 40 (53%) Bronze medals: 13 out of 40 (33%) Total number of World Records Records achieved by swimmers wearing an Arena suit: 15 Arena racing suits have demonstrated to be the preferred choice of swimming champions from all over the world. The superior performance of Arena equipment is witnessed by the outstanding results achieved in the course of the most important swimming competitions of 2009. XIII FINA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ROMA 2009 Total number of Medals won by swimmers wearing Arena Powerskin X-Glide : 72 out of 114 (63%) Gold medals: 24 out of 40 (60%) Silver medals: 25out of 36 (70%) Bronze medals: 23 out of 38 (60%) Total number of Records achieved by swimmers wearing an Arena suit World Records: 11 European Records: 19 LEN SWIMMING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS S.C. ISTANBUL 2009 Slide 5 Arena offers the most complete and advanced line-up of top performance racing suits (approved by FINA), based on the unquestionable know-how which drove to the creation of POWERSKIN X-GLIDE World class, hi-tech fabrics, specially developed for Arena by the Kinetech Lab, delivering perfect compression and gliding Unique, patented patterns helping the swimmer to get improved posture during the stroke, while also giving superior fit and comfort The knowledge developed by the Arena scientific network about surface and form drag reduction Arena 2010 Racing Swimwear Range Slide 6 Powerskin ST is a highly performing racing swimsuit made of X-FLAT, a very light knitted fabric (142 gr/m), specially treated to obtain an extra smooth outer surface. Thanks to the thinness and higher content of Lycra (29%), of its X-FLAT fabric, Powerskin ST ensures outstanding comfort and dries very quickly. X-FLAT fabric also guarantees excellent durability in chlorinated water and protection against ultra violet rays (50+ UPF). Powerskin XP delivers higher speed in swimming, thanks to its revolutionary Z- Raptor + high-tech and ultra-light fabric (120 gr/m), which makes the suit smoother and more hydro-dynamic than any comparable suit from competition. Thanks to Z-Raptor + fabric features (35% of Lycra , with 100% horizontal / vertical elasticity), Powerskin XP delivers superior compression on the swimmers body, still guaranteeing maximum freedom of movement. Powerskin XP also significantly reduces surface drag thanks to its pattern, optimized stitching and superior Teflon coating. Powerskin R-EVO is a technological jewel, which has proven to be the fastest and the lightest racing swimsuit ever made with a 100% textile material. Thanks to the high-tech, ultra-light Arena Stealth fabric (99 gr/m) all Powerskin R-EVO suits weight less than 100g, guaranteeing optimal compression combined with unmatchable comfort. Powerskin R-EVO is the one and only racing suit featuring the patented Arena one-piece design which, in combination with an advanced thermo-bonding system, allows a 100% stitch-less construction, with zero seams on the front. Powerskin R-EVO also allows the swimmer to keep superb stability and body alignment during the stroke, reducing surface and form drag. Arena 2010 Racing Swimwear Range Slide 7 WOMAN FULL BODY SHORT LEG WOMAN FULL BODY SHORT LEG WOMAN FULL BODY SHORT LEG WOMAN CLASSIC SUIT MAN JAMMER All Styles approved by FINA Arena 2010 Racing Swimwear Range Slide 8 BASE FABRIC KNITTED, 145 grs/m2WOVEN, 120 grs/m2WOVEN, 99 grs/m 2 KEY SWIMMERS NEED RACING AND TRAININGRACING HYDRO-REPELLENCY SURFACE TREATMENT EXTRA - COMPRESSION ONE-PIECE PATTERN BONDING Arena 2010 Racing Swimwear Range Slide 9 Arena Racing 2010: early competition results Total number of Medals won by swimmers wearing a new generation,100% textile Arena suit (Powerskin R-EVOLUTION) : 15 Gold medals: 5 Silver medals: 3 Bronze medals: 8 Total number of Championships Records achieved by swimmers wearing an Arena suit (Powerskin R-EVOLUTION) : 3 The new generation of Arena racing suits has already been used by a significant number of American swimmers during the first official meet run by USA Swimming under the new FINA rules, officially in force as of January 1st, 2010. Results are even more impressive if considering that the University of Auburn Swimming Teams (NCAA 2009 Champion, sponsored by Arena) didnt participate to the meet. CONOCOPHILLIPS USA SWIMMING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIALS) SEATTLE 2009 Slide 10 www.arenainternational.com