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Research

Navy LogoActual results of U.S. Navy sponsored studies
on efficiency of divers wearing Force Fins
"...they burned less air when wearing Force Fins."

A Kinematic Comparison of Swimming with
Two Different Designs of Dive Fins

Ryan Lindsey, M.A., Kinestheology
San Diego State University

The Force Fin Challenge...
A test you can easily perform on your own that
proves how well your fins are working for you.

The Truth About Swim Fins
Try this simple test to see the difference between
how
our fins work compared to other brands.

The Truth About Dive Fins

Awards
"The "Force Fin" is an example of highly efficient water-sports equipment as well as a poetic design statement...."
From Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design, by Paola Antonelli,
The Museum of Modern Art, 1995


"The Coolest Inventions of 2002" Time Magazine's coveted innovation of the year award and Force Fin's Launch Pad with OPS and other blades is included, November 18, 2002

"Counterintuitive and ravishing, their form, as the surrealists would say, is uncanny."
RJ Smith for LA Magazine, October 2002
Editors Choice AwardFab Force Pack Fins
"...They felt extremely light, produced, plenty of power, and were the easiest fins I've ever used for rotating the tube and changing direction. Force Fin has another winner here..."
From the Editors of Fly Fish America January, 2000

Bob Evans announced by the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (AUAS) as a 2005 recipient of the NOGI Award. The NOGI Award was created in the 1950s and it is the oldest and most prestigious award in the diving industry.



Bob Evans awarded first prize in the Think Urethane 2000 Design Contest for his Fab Force fins


Bob Evans receiving award from Ernie Brooks

Bob Evans receiving from Ernie Brooks an
Honorary Masters of Science
from Bob's alma mata Brooks Institute of Photography June 1997






Bob Evans and Susanne Chess with "Most Likely to Succeed" AwardSusanne Chess, V.P. Bob Evans Designs, Inc. holds "Most Likely to Succeed for Most Innovative New Product" award for Bob Evans' (right) new FAB FORCE fin at the 1999 Diving Equipment Marketing Association (DEMA) Trade Show in New Orleans