The Betsy Owens Memorial Cable Swim has been my favorite open water event for, well, ever. It’s swum in Mirror Lake, a body of water of
“Stupidity and inexperience,” not rip currents, are the primary factors in most New Jersey drownings, according to experts.
There have been at least 20 drownings in New Jersey this year. But despite a number of news accounts blaming rip currents for many of the deaths, the real cause is often something
This is the second in a series of Wednesday guest posts from TI coaches and enthusiasts. Steve Howard is a TI swimmer from Lafayette LA, whose enthusiasm for TI was so great that he completed our 1.0 Coach Certification Course.
How in the world did I end up taking part in the Boulder
California lifeguard agencies are grappling with the ramifications of a new law that’s prompting uneasy questions about the role of lifeguards in public safety.
Title 22 mandates that all public safety personnel, including lifeguards, undergo no less than 21 hours of advanced first-aid training. This goes beyond the instruction that certifying
I was recently invited to contribute to a book that will be published at year end. I was asked to select from a list of questions
It’s summertime in California and boy is it hot.
What better way to cool off in our beautiful state’s nature than a hike to a rare swimming hole? Don’t know of any?
Well, somebody wrote a book about all the state’s best swimming holes.
Tim Joyce penned the “Swimming Holes of California.” He’s
On October 19 2015, I completed one of my best marathon swims–a strong 10-miler in 64-degree (F) water from Corsica to Sardinia with two friends. Our
The FINA World Swimming Championships began yesterday in Budapest. During the weeklong event I’ll post analysis of the pacing patterns of the three top swimmers, the
Last Sunday I’d planned to join my close friend and fellow swim-explorer Lou Tharp for an open water group practice at West Neck Beach on Long
Everyone’s favorite “winter-is-here” TV show is back and what better way to celebrate its return then using that excitement to raise awareness for the important issue of climate change.