Archive for Coolibar Athletes

Free Diver Ashleigh Baird reviews the Coolibar Quick Zip Rash Guard

Aug 09, 2013 No Comments

Ashleigh Baird’s love for the ocean runs deep, literally. As a free diver, she diligently trains to reach depths of 60 meters with one breath, sans the use of external breathing devices. She knows the right gear makes a world of difference on, in, and under the water. Read Ashleigh’s review of the Coolibar Quick Zip Rash Guard.

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Surfing Lessons and Protecting Your Skin

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

Did you know ultraviolet rays from the sun bounce off water? Surf and paddle board instructor Carol Philips is out on the water daily for 6 hours at a time, dressing smart for her time in the sun, and she tells her students do do the same.

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SUP Yoga for Beginners

Jul 29, 2013 1 Comment

Are you ready to take your fitness to the next level? It’s time to put on your Coolibar gear and try SUP Yoga – yoga done on a stand up paddle board. Coolibar Athlete Krista Kennedy talks about her love for this practice and provides her advice for those interested in getting started.

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Six Thumbs Up for the Short Sleeve Fitness Shirt

Jul 25, 2013 No Comments

What does a long-distance runner, kayak instructor and rock climber all have in common besides a passion for fitness? Their love for the Coolibar Short Sleeve Fitness Shirt! Since it’s introduction into the Coolibar UPF 50+ clothing line last season, this sweat-wicking, sun-blocking shirt has received more positive feedback than any other dedicated fitness item in the history of Coolibar!

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A Sun Protective Jacket for the Ultra Athlete Mom

Jul 24, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Sarah Gay is a lover of marathons and triathlons. She spends hour each week outdoors, not only training for her next Half Ironman, but doing what she considers most important of all — being an active mother. Throughout her career as a nurse practitioner, she has recognized the importance of sun protection. She also knows moms like her need fashionable, functional clothing that keeps up with a busy lifestyle. That’s why Sarah adores the Coolibar UPF 50+ Fitness Jacket. Read Sarah’s review.

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Athlete for change: Paul Ridley

Jul 02, 2013 No Comments

In 2010, Paul Ridley completed his 3000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean, solo, protected by Coolibar all the way. Why would one endure the pain that comes from 87 days of rowing 12 to 14 hours every day? To raise awareness and research funds for skin cancer. Our former athlete for a change is […]

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My First Half Ironman

Jun 16, 2013 No Comments

Ever thought about completing a Half Ironman for the personal challenge alone? Coolibar athlete, runner, mother, and nurse practitioner Sarah Gay finally reached her goal of finishing her first half Ironman. Her vivacious recap may get you thinking about trying one too.

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Pro Angler Chad Grigsby & family reviews Coolibar

May 13, 2013 2 Comments

Pro Angler Chad Grigsby recently took a trip with his wife and two daughters to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Before leaving, he had the entire family pick out some Coolibar! Here’s what they all had to say…

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Tracing back to the birthplace of sport climbing

May 06, 2013 No Comments

As a teacher, I get some nice chunks of time off throughout the year, and I do my best to spend these breaks doing what I love — rock climbing. This year, I journeyed west to Oregon and climbed on the welded tuff that was left over after a long ago volcanic episode. There is a really strong and interesting history of rock climbing in Smith Rock State park, and it is often sited as the birthplace of sport climbing in America.

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Find the motivation you might be missing

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

Staying active can be a challenge when our busy schedules interfere with our free time. We all know how this feels! And so the challenge is to find that motivation and hold on to it so we can enjoy our summer activities. For me, getting ready for summer is where it starts. I enjoy being […]

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