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Video: Boston Doctor Provides Swimming Safety Tips for Parents | WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Video: Boston Doctor Provides Swimming Safety Tips for Parents | WCVB Channel 5 Boston

The pediatric critical care physician reveals what the top thing parents should do if they lose sight of their child at the beach or pool.

Bangladesh Flooding Survivors Describe Their Swim to Escape - BBC News

Bangladesh Flooding Survivors Describe Their Swim to Escape – BBC News

Dozens of people have died, many of them young children, and four million people have been left stranded in the worst floods seen in north-east Bangladesh in more than a century.

The Advantages of Open Water Swim Training | Survival Fitness Plan

The Advantages of Open Water Swim Training | Survival Fitness Plan

Do you prefer swimming in open water or a pool? In this episode, you will discover why training in open water is better! Learn more swimming and water survival techniques with ‘Survival Swimming’.

Swimmer Rescued After Being Caught in Rip Tide Current | Inside Edition

Swimmer Rescued After Being Caught in Rip Tide Current | Inside Edition

A woman was caught in a rip current 100 yards out in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. With no lifeguards on duty, Deputy Dave Bazylak, who had lifeguard training throughout his several years with the Beach Unit, removed his gear and entered the water without hesitation. Once he reached the woman, Deputy Bazylak was able to keep her calm while he brought her back to shore.

California Swimmer Hospitalized After Shark Attack | GMA

California Swimmer Hospitalized After Shark Attack | GMA

Stephen Bruemmer, 62, is recovering in the intensive care unit after suffering “significant injuries” to both his legs and stomach from a great white shark bite off the coast of California.

‘Drowning is Silent,’ Maple Grove Swim Instructors Share Important Safety Reminders | CCX Media Community News

‘Drowning is Silent,’ Maple Grove Swim Instructors Share Important Safety Reminders | CCX Media Community News

Swim instructors at Life Time Swim in Maple Grove want to raise awareness about drowning – one of the leading causes of death in the Unites States. “It’s hard for them to cry out for help when they’re focusing on getting their face above the water to get breath,” said Lauren Rose, an aquatics leader at the swim school.

Olympian Cate Campbell On Supporting FINA's Ruling On Transgender Athletes In Swimming | The Project

Olympian Cate Campbell On Supporting FINA’s Ruling On Transgender Athletes In Swimming | The Project

Debate is raging after Swimming’s ruling board, FINA, decided to restrict transgender athletes in a move that could have flow-on effects across the sporting world. Olympian Cate Campbell tells us why she supports the ruling.

Us Artistic Swimmer Rescued by Coach After Fainting in Pool | BBC News

Us Artistic Swimmer Rescued by Coach After Fainting in Pool | BBC News

American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was rescued from the bottom of the pool by her coach after fainting at the World Aquatics Championships.

International Swimming Federation Bans Trans Women From Competitions | GMA

International Swimming Federation Bans Trans Women From Competitions | GMA

FINA, the swimming world’s governing body, voted to only allow women who have transitioned by the age of 12 to compete in international races like the Olympics.

Experts Urge Swim Lessons, Water Safety to Prevent Child Drownings | Eyewitness News ABC7NY

Experts Urge Swim Lessons, Water Safety to Prevent Child Drownings | Eyewitness News ABC7NY

As more local pools and parks are re-opening from pandemic shutdowns, the American Academy of Pediatrics is urging families to provide swim lessons.Read more on Eyewitness News

Summer Safety: Teaching Kids to Safely Swim Indoors, Outdoors | Click On Detroit | Local 4 | WDIV

Summer Safety: Teaching Kids to Safely Swim Indoors, Outdoors | Click On Detroit | Local 4 | WDIV

One of the most fun summer activities for children poses some of the most dangers to them. It’s important to teach kids how to swim properly, and how to recognize and understand their limits when it comes to swimming in pools or in live bodies of water. Here are some tips from professionals.

NYC to Cut Some Swim Programs Due to Lifeguard Shortage | Eyewitness News ABC7NY

NYC to Cut Some Swim Programs Due to Lifeguard Shortage | Eyewitness News ABC7NY

The New York City Parks Department admitted that the nation’s lifeguard shortage means there will not be enough lifeguards for the city’s public pools. Sonia Rincon has the details.Read more on Eyewitness News

Duncan Scott Pulls out of World Championships | Scottish Swimming

Duncan Scott Pulls out of World Championships | Scottish Swimming

Duncan Scott has withdrawn from the British Swimming team heading out to the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest as he continues his recovery from a recent bout of COVID. Scott – who produced an iconic anchor leg of freestyle to secure Britain a historic Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay gold at the last World Championships in 2019 – was out of the pool with COVID and is now managing his period of…

How to Get Swim Lessons for Free in Georgia | 11Alive

How to Get Swim Lessons for Free in Georgia | 11Alive

New numbers show a record 69 people drowned in Georgia last year.

Pier to Cove Swim Event Returns to La Jolla | CBS 8 San Diego

Pier to Cove Swim Event Returns to La Jolla | CBS 8 San Diego

After a two-year hiatus from the pandemic, the La Jolla swim event returns

Texas Game Wardens Say to Keep an Eye on Younger Swimmers in Lakes | CBSDFW

Texas Game Wardens Say to Keep an Eye on Younger Swimmers in Lakes | CBSDFW

As the temperatures rise, more North Texas families will be heading for the water to beat the heat, and first responders want to remind people about the dangers.

Benjamin Kheng Plays Underwater Hockey—Wait, What? | On The Red Dot | Full Episode

Benjamin Kheng Plays Underwater Hockey—Wait, What? | On The Red Dot | Full Episode

It’s Singapore’s most medalled sport that almost no one’s ever heard off! @Benjamin Kheng dives into Singapore’s Underwater Hockey scene, with two weeks to learn the ropes from members of the Stirling Underwater Hockey Club.