A Lack of Water Safety Knowledge

Based on a poll by the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts, about two-thirds of families with young kids have plans on swimming in areas without lifeguards this summer. However, majority of these families are not aware of the right thing to do during water...

Olympians Teach Water Safety

When he was merely 3 years old, Brian Goodell accidentally fell into a pool of water and had to be revived. After that, he had a phobia of water until three years later when he decided to face his fears and learn to swim. Soon after, he became part of a local team...

Swimming Deaths Worry Triathlon Officials

Nanette Nanjo-Jones and Margaret Pometta were probably two of the closest training partners ever after they first got to know about triathlon in 2008. They would usually train together on the hilly roads in San Mateo County, California. On race days itself, they would...

Swimmer Set Sights on Going the Distance

Kathleen Wilson has an extremely strong desire for conquest and competition. This has resulted in her travelling to different corners of the globe to participate in various challenges. She is already used to being in uncomfortable surroundings and she also believes...

Swimming Lessons Focus on Safety First

According to statistics, drowning is ranked second as the leading cause of accidental death among children below the age of fourteen. In Singapore, as the June holidays are fast approaching, parents are eagerly signing their child up for swimming lessons. They tend to...