One visit to a state-of-the-art facility and it’s clear that aquatics is not the same as it was a decade ago. Moreover, market forces, changes in society and other factors have combined in such a way that experts say if the industry is to survive and thrive, it needs to adapt.

In this, our 5th Annual Power 25 issue, we’ve highlighted 25 individuals and several companies that are forging the path toward tomorrow. From producing ground-breaking research to changing safety standards, these industry leaders are pushing the envelope and striving to reinvent aquatics.