One Arm Swimming Champ

Although she was born without any legs and just one arm, that has not stop Kayla Wheeler from being a swimming champion. The 16-year-old swimming phenomenon was born with three congenital amputations. Despite all of that, she continues to shatter world records. She...

Rivers Can Be Low Yet Dangerous

Although it may be an unusually warm spring and lower-than-normal river flows, the waterways in the Sacramento region of the United States continue to remain cold and dangerous. Over the weekends, two separate drowning incidents in the American River act as a reminder...

Boy’s Body Found in Pond

On Saturday in the early morning, divers recovered the body of a 10-year-old boy from Bell Pond after he had disappeared while swimming with his friends on Friday. According to District Fire Chief Kevin Maloney, the boy was found approximately 50 feet offshore in 8 to...

Swimming With Sharks

Whenever most people hear of the word “shark”, they begin to feel that their life is in danger. In fact, many will recall the movie, “Jaws” with the menacing theme song as well as the gruesome attack scenes. It is a norm for ocean swimmers to...

Brothers Drowned in Rain-Soaked Oman

On Tuesday, one of the wettest weather spell in Oman claimed the lives of another four. Two brothers, aged 17 and 19, were reported to have  drowned in flood waters in the Dhank district of Dhahirah region, which was considered to be one of the worst affected areas by...