Kiefer Riptide Starting Block
Kiefer starting blocks are custom fabricated to each pool's unique specifications and cannot be ordered online. Please call Customer Service at 1-800-323-4071 to learn more or to get started designing your very own starting blocks.
The Riptide starting block incorporates a removable single post pedestal providing maximum versatility, easy installation/removal and durability. Design features include a rear or side step option, a single post pedestal that can be easily removed when not in use, a powder coated stainless steel pedestal for long life and the choice of thermoplastic platform, stainless steel hybrid, or stainless steel platform (all with non-slip surfaces). Optional grab rails and foot chocks are only available with the stainless steel hybrid and stainless steel platforms. Foot chocks are self-storing and have 5 adjustment positions spanning 12-1/2". The Riptide starting block accommodates deck-to-water level of 0" - 15" with a nominal setback of 29". Thermoplastic Platform Measures: 26" wide x 24" long or 25" wide x 32" long; Stainless Steel Hybrid and Stainless Steel Platform Measures: 25" wide x 32" long.
The Riptide starting block conforms to all FINA, USA Swimming, NCAA and NFHS specifications.
The Riptide starting block can accommodate most commonly used timing system RJP's.
You can choose from a variety of standard colors for the pedestals, steps, thermoplastic platforms and non-slip surfaces on stainless steel platforms as well as customize each block with school/team logos.
All Kiefer starting blocks are made from the highest quality materials and are fabricated and assembled in the USA.
Starting blocks ship oversized via truck.