Chicago swim lessons aim to increase water safety

Water safety is an important issue this time of year, and a recent study claims only 54 percent of Americans know how to swim. On the Great Lakes alone 30 people have died so far in 2017, and more than half of those deaths took place on Lake Michigan. Different community centers

Babysitter pulled from swimming pool after 4-year-old calls 911

Police north of Toronto say a 20-year-old woman is in life-threatening condition Saturday after being pulled from a backyard swimming pool. York Regional Police arrived at a residence in Newmarket, Ont. just before 5 p.m. on June 16. They said a four-year-old girl called 911 after her babysitter “had accidentally gone

Kiev 2017 European Diving Championships, Day 3

Kvasha sends the locals to seventh heaven Kiev (LEN) – A seventh European title for Illya Kvasha on 1m, seventh heaven for the local fans. This is the balance after host Ukraine got the first gold at the 2017 European Diving Championships. Kvasha finished atop in his “living room”, at the

Scorkl – Game-changing underwater breather gets Kickstarted

The dream of being able to breathe underwater without heavy and expensive diving equipment is a step closer with the launch of a Kickstarter campaign by Melbourne-based Scorkl to fund its revolutionary portable and lightweight breathing apparatus. The Scorkl is a unique and compact breathing device enabling a user to breathe