Archive for Adolph Kiefer

  1. Adolph Kiefer

    Kiefer Aquatic (Kiefer Swim Products) was started by American Adolph Kiefer in 1947. By that time Adolph Kiefer had won the gold medal in the 100M Backstroke at the 1936 Olympics, broken 14 world swimming records, and taught thousands of Navy seamen how to swim during World War II. Adolph Kiefer invented many of the […]

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  2. Adolph Kiefer

    My grandfather, Adolph Kiefer, would have been 99 today. He passed away peacefully on May 5, and we’ll miss him. A World Without Adolph Kiefer The morning of his passing, I experienced a spectrum of emotions. Adolph Kiefer lived a long, wonderful life and I was lucky to be a part of it. But it […]

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  3. Celebrating Adolph Kiefer

    It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that our Founder, Adolph Kiefer, passed away on May 5, 2017, at the age of 98. A man larger than life, Adolph had such a huge passion and joy for swimming. He has touched many in this industry and paved the way for future athletes […]

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  4. The Life and Legacy of Adolph Kiefer: A Video Series

    We recently hired a film crew to interview Adolph Kiefer and create a three-part video series on his life and legacy in the world. The videos showcase Adolph’s upbringing in swimming, his road to winning an Olympic Gold at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, and how his desire to save lives during World War II led […]

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  5. Adolph Kiefer 1936 Olympics | Kiefer.com

    The 1936 Olympics were one of the most memorable and dramatic Olympics of the modern age. Prewar Germany was alight with a new spirit of revolution after being humiliated in World War I just 18 years earlier. The American Olympic team featured future legends Jesse Owens, Louie Zamperini and the youngest member of the team, […]

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