TYR established in 1985 in Huntington Beach - CA by Steve Furniss (1972 Olympic Bronze Medal winner and captain of the ‘76 U.S.A. Olympic Swim Team) and Joseph DiLorenzo (owner and president of TYR Sport, Inc. and sister company Swimwear Anywhere Inc.). Named for “TYR”, the Norse god of warriors, they’re a company started by athletes and populated by athletes. It was initially founded to serve the competitive swim market with fun and performance-driven fashionable prints. TYR has grown into a global swimming and triathlon brand with distributors worldwide.