Robrady Designs and GMX7 developed the award-winning X1-Pro, an aquatic resistance training device.

Robrady Design and GMX7 developed the award-winning X1-Pro, an aquatic resistance training device.

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Sarasota-based Robrady Design and aquatic training company GMX7 have announced that their X1-Pro has won a 2020 International Design Excellence Award at the virtual ceremony hosted by the Industrial Designers Society of America on Sept. 16. In the category of sports, leisure and recreation, the aquatic resistance training device won a bronze award in recognition of its compact, easy-to-use design, which offers significant advances over conventional swim training methods, including adjustable resistance settings and real-time stroke corrections. Inspired by championship swimmer David McCagg, founder of GMX7, the X1-Pro was developed in partnership with Robrady Design.

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