• Colorado Backstroke Device (3rd Gen)
  • Colorado Backstroke Device Retracted (3rd Gen)
  • Colorado Backstroke Start Device (1st Gen)
  • Rear View (Buckle replaced with Ratchet) (1st Gen)
  • Backstroke Device on an Anti Super Elite Block (1st Gen)
  • Backstroke Device in use

Colorado Backstroke Start Device

The Patented Backstroke Start Device from Colorado Time Systems helps to eliminate slips at the start of a race. The versatile design allows the device to be attached to the starting block with either straps or anchors. Once in place, pull down the wedge to the desired location on the pool wall and lock into place. The red markers show correct placement to comply with FINA rules. The red color to increase visibility under water. Once the swimmer has left the wall, the device will automatically retracts up and out of the water until the next swimmer sets up.

The non-slip wedge measures (65cm x 8cm) and features a 10° angle for secure foot placement at the race start.

•  Anti-slip foot backstroke wedge
•  Easy to set up
•  Easy to follow instructions
•  Automatically retracts up and out of the water
•  Robust construction
•  Adapts to most starting blocks
•  FINA 2.10, USA Swimming, and U.S. Masters compliant

Compatable with the following current block models:

• Anti 600
• Anti 650
• Anti Verlocity
• Anti Verlocity Longreach
• Swimplex SX-2000

Compatable with the following discontinued block models:
(With restrictive movement of the locking bar.)
• Anti 400
• Anti 800
• Anti Super Block 400
• Anti Super Block Elite

Australian Patent No. 2013382748 titled “Start assist device for swimmers with positioning and removal mechanism.”

Short brackets suits most situations and is fitted as standard (P/N 143060) . Long brackets can be ordered by special request. Additional shipping time and cost is associated.

Download PDFBackstroke Start Device FINA Compliance Sheet
Download PDFBackstroke Start Device Manual
Download PDFBackstroke Start Device Data Sheet
Colorado Backstroke Start Device
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