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The Baltimore SunYou may not recognize Debbie Kowalski Wilson's name, but if you've opened a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in the past six years, chances are you've seen her work. Wilson, who is from Edgewood and now lives in Hawaii, has had her Maui Girl swimsuits...
Tags: Marketing, Laser Sailing, Sports, Fashion Trends, Surfing
After two drowning deaths at high schools in neighboring towns, state Rep. Prasad Srinivasan voted with the rest of his House of Representatives colleagues Wednesday in favor of a bill that creates new pool safety standards. The bill was proposed in the...
Tags: YMCA, Sports, First Aid, American Red Cross, High School Sports
The Hartford CourantPrompted by the drowning deaths of students in public schools, the state House of Representatives unanimously approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday to increase safety in swimming pools and help prevent future tragedies. By a vote of 140 to 0, lawmakers...
Take the challenge The big finish As running events go, few set themselves apart like the Soldier Field 10 Mile. The 10th-anniversary course makes its way along the lakefront and then finishes, spectacularly, on the 50-yard line of Soldier Field, with...
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Culinary features on Anna Maria Island Mainsail Beach Inn on Florida’s Anna Maria Island has partnered with the Beach Bistro to offer a number of culinary luxuries to...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)ATLANTA -- An unfamiliar, unlit pool and a split-second decision to dive. That tragic combination changed Chase Jones’ life forever. The 28-year-old University of Georgia graduate broke three vertebrae in his neck, leaving him largely paralyzed...
South Bend Tribune ReportMany people don’t know the right thing to do in water emergencies or how to keep their loved ones safe in the water, according to a new American Red Cross poll. The poll found that 63 percent of families with children plan on swimming in an area...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard, Sports, American Red Cross
Williamsport’s next classic car cruise-in is set for Friday on Potomac Street (U.S. 11). Registration begins at 5 p.m. A donation of $3 is requested. Entertainment will be provided by a disc jockey. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. An antique...
From nearly drowning as a child to becoming an Olympic swimmer, two-time gold medalist Cullen Jones knows firsthand the importance of learning to swim. On Saturday, he will discuss water safety with children and talk about his experience swimming for...
Carter Burrows of the Williamsburg Aquatic Club and Christopher Verastek and Alyssa Reilly of South Eastern Virginia Aquatics each won two events to lead Peninsula swimmers at the Poseidon Classic May 9-12 in Richmond. Burrows, competing in the boys 8-...
Tags: YMCA, Track and Field, Golf, Demographics, Sports
Summer time is all about taking a dip in the pool, but it's no fun when it makes you sick. Every year, thousands of Americans get sick from recreational water illnesses caused by germs spread from swallowing, breathing in mists or coming into contact...
The Hartford CourantA fledgling swimmer, Malvrick Donkor had stayed away from the deep end of the pool at Manchester High School, fellow students told police. But on the morning of Nov. 21, 2012, the 14-year-old freshman left the safety of shallow water and walked to the...
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