Athletes

24 October 2014

An inspiring ambassador for the McGrath Foundation, open water swimmer and world champion Melissa Cunningham spoke with us about her life achievements and overcoming her greatest challenges.  Born in Cronulla on the surf coast...

15 October 2014

Check out the amazing Australian team divers in their Funkitas and Funky Trunks working on a very exciting little project for us. We can't tell you too much about this now but be sure to keep an eye out on our social media networks soon....

15 October 2014

THANK YOU to all our amazing 10,000 #funkitafans on Instagram! Over the last week, we have finally cracked the 10K follower mark on Instagram and without your help we wouldn't have been able to spread the #lovefunkita word across the world....

10 October 2014

After a career as one of the world's greatest long distance runners, Irish athlete Sonia O'Sullivan now calls Australia home splitting her time between her favourite running destination on the Great Ocean Road and her hometown of...

7 October 2014

The last couple of months have been packed with some of the biggest swim meets in the world taking place, including the Commonwealth Games, Pan Pacifics and Para Pan Pacs. The 20th Commonwealth Games came to an end in August and our 8 F-Team...

29 September 2014

Funkita is proud to sponsor German-born triathlete Sophia Saller who is climbing the world rankings with an incredible year of results. Residing in the UK where she is studying mathematics at Oxford University, Sophia has been crowned the...

28 July 2014

The Funkita F-Team currently boasts some of the fastest swimmers in the world including Commonwealth Games gold medallists Bindy Hocking and Taylor McKeown, but we're constantly looking out for up and coming young swimmers, divers and triathletes...

16 July 2014

From the Atherton Tableland of North Queensland, just outside Cairns, comes Stephanie Armstrong, the newest member of the Funkita F-Team. Swimming under Penny Soper since 2008, Stephanie has been setting national records...and she is only 12...

2 July 2014

Another Queenslander to join the Funkita F-Team ranks is 13 year old Sarah Beale. Trained by Shaun Crow at Acacia Bayside Swimming Club in Brisbane, Sarah is a breaststroke specialist with high aspirations.     With podium finishes at...

19 June 2014

We are thrilled to welcome Irish swimmer Dearbhail McNamara to the Funkita F-Team!   From the stunning West coast of Ireland, the 16 year old proved her worth at the recent 2014 Irish National Championships in Dublin. Swimming a fantastic...