It is really hot around my area right now and people everywhere are finding ways to beat the heat! For a lot more of us this means that swimming pools are opening up for the summer and this means that people of all ages go for a swim. Growing up we have all learned that drowning meant looking a certain way and we were to always call the lifeguard to help. What if I told you drowning didn’t look like the way we were supposed to see it look like. What if I told you to save a drowning person wont be as easy as we see on TV. There are a lot of reasons why people don’t necessarily drown like they are supposed to. This is where I am stepping in today.
Over the next week all of the shows will be throwbacks. I will be on vacation allowing my brain to relax and taking some time off to be with my friends and my family. While I am away, I will be using the social media outlets and answering emails. Thank you for understanding and I look forward to bringing you more awesome content with a fresh mind.
- First, what is memorial day and what do we remember on this day
- The short version of the article Drowning Does Not Look Like Drowning
- My background in lifeguarding
- My rescues while lifeguarding
- Reach, Throw, and Go
- What drowning looks like
- How to approach a drowning victim
- Differences between drowning victims
- How to escape the grasp of an active drowning victim
- What to do at shore
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