Latest Swimming Stories

2013-08-20 23:25:50

Swimming can be a lot of fun, but safety must be ensured for water enthusiasts. The recently updated spine board kit from Lifeguard Master makes water rescue more convenient than ever before. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The spine board kit, offered by Lifeguard Master to swimming pools and community water bodies all over the world, has been enhanced to meet the needs of emergency care providers across the globe. Fully equipped with all necessities, the kit can be of immense use...

Apes Can Learn To Dive And Swim
2013-08-15 05:56:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first video-based observation of swimming and diving apes has been provided by two researchers from Wits University and the University of Bern. Instead of the expected dog-paddle stroke used by most land mammals, the apes used a kind of breaststroke. The study, published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, suggests the swimming strokes peculiar to humans and apes might be the result of an earlier adaptation to an...

2013-08-14 23:28:35

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new informational graphic and video about dangerous conditions that can cause pool-related injuries. The injury lawyers know that water safety is important, especially during the summer. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Swimming pools give people a much needed break from the heat and humidity of the summer. The CDC has reported that there are millions of residential pools and thousands of public pools in the United States. These popular attractions...

2013-08-14 23:20:41

SwimovateUSA.com has put out a new guide on helping swimmers improve their Swimming Efficiency, titled "Improving Stroke Efficiency: The Factors of a Great Swimming Stroke" via their blog. Troy, MI (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Swimovate USA, the leading North American distributor of the best-selling automatic lap counter watches for swim training, has recently announced a new guide on how amateur swimmers can improve stroke efficiency. Stroke efficiency refers neither to the speed...

2013-08-01 23:04:29

Tropical Paradise Plastics announces that their Zayak Sea Sled can now carry your underwater camera, sunscreen and water bottle securely with the internal Cargo Net, standard on Model A1-XL. Now you can spend extended time on the water searching for marine life, reefs and 'treasure' with your personal effects securely stowed on-board your High Visibility Snorkel Platform. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 With conventional snorkeling equipment, most people spend only 20-30...

2013-07-20 23:01:52

fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, says Open Water Swim’s event will proceed rain or shine and encourages people to attend. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Online marketing firm fishbat urges people to attend Open Water Swim LLC’s, charity ocean swim event at Atlantique Beach on Fire Island today. Clay Darrohn, the CEO and “Big Tuna” of the online marketing firm fishbat,encourages people to watch the event. “Not only does Open Water Swim always organize a really great...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.